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Special Segment (College Sports) #522650

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Lack of academics in college sports examined; case of Billy Ray Bates cited as example [BATES - wants college degree.] Bates' functional illiteracy noted. [Kentucky State Univ. president W.A. BUTTS - blames Bates' recruiter.] [Ex-coach Al McGUIRE - notes collusion to keep players in school.] [Dr. Harry EDWARDS - notes athletes' desire to emulate sports successes.] Dwight Slaughter's career examined. [SLAUGHTER - notes lack of scruples; discusses his experience.] [BATES - acknowledges lack of education.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob

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