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Boxing Scandal #515418

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 04, 1981
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REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Man claiming to be suspect Harold Smith, boxing promoter accused by Wells Fargo bank of participating in embezzling missing funds, reported contacting radio station KABC last night; details given. [Courtesy KABC, Man's VOICE - accuses Wells Fargo of taking money.] Bank's response outlined. [Wells Fargo vice chairperson Dick ROSENBERG - comments.] Possible impact of scandal on scheduled fight between Gerry Cooney and Ken Norton noted; Muhammad Ali's response to situation cited. [ALI - comments.] Other fights Smith promoted said also in doubt.
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman

Chancellor, John;
Schulman, Heidi

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