Search the Archive

Boxing / Kim #520824

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1982
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Terminally injured boxer Duk Koo Kim reported removed from life support system; his mother noted donating kidneys for transplant.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Los Angeles, California) Kim's career and last bout Saturday with Ray Mancini recalled; films shown courtesy CBS Sports and Korean TV. ["Ring" magazine publisher Bert SUGAR, boxing consultant Mort SHARNIK - debate claim that Mancini-Kim fight was mismatch.] No. boxers killed in ring since World War II noted; death of Benny (Kid) Paret after Emile Griffith bout in 1962 recalled catalyst to ending televising of bouts. [SUGAR - comments on TV's role in boxing.] Sugar noted claiming Ayub Kalule-Mike McCallum fight earlier this month was example of 1-sided fight arranged for TV. [SHARNIK - denies fights were arranged to fill void caused by football strike.]
REPORTER: Meredith Lewis

Brokaw, Tom;
Lewis, Meredith

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.