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Athletics and Academics #535329

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 09, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Los Angeles, California) Successful suit against California State Univ. by basketball player Dwight Slaughter and others for school's failure to teach them academics examined; background to case explained. [SLAUGHTER - discusses school's graduating him without education] Courses school required of him and reaction to his complaints outlined. [SLAUGHTER - discusses psychological effect on his life.] California State, settling out of court, reported admitting athletes suffered academically from questionable recruitment practices. [Mike INGRAM - discusses athletes' original suit, final settlement.] [SLAUGHTER - notes lack of substance to his life now.]
REPORTER: Noah Nelson

Reporter(s):
Nelson, Noah;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:02:40

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