NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 1980
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(Studio) Opening of 22nd Olympic Games in Moscow announced. Outgoing IOC chairperson Lord Killanin quoted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Moscow, USSR ) Crowds entering games, Leonid Brezhnev, and opening ceremonies shown. Absence of United States and other ntns. because of boycott over Afghanistan noted.
REPORTER: Gene Pell
(Moscow, USSR ) Cost of tickets to opening ceremonies and their being unavailable to most Russians cited. People shown watching ceremonies via telescopes and television sets.
REPORTER: John Dancy
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