NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1984
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(Studio) South Africa noted barred from international athletic competitions due to its apartheid policy.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(London, England) World's fastest woman runner, South African Zola Budd, featured; her back ground recalled. Films shown. [BUDD - comments on motivation.] "Daily" Mail's alleged role in smuggling Budd and family out of South Africa and helping arrange British passport, enabling her to represent England in 1984 summer Olympics, noted. [British Amateur Athletic Bd. spokesperson Nigel COOPER - is excited.] [British champion Christina BOXER - fears nationality is being denigrated.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson
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