NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 14, 1984
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(Studio) International Olympic Committee president reported opposed to South African runner Zola Budd competing for Great Britain in summer Olympics; Budd recalled becoming British citizen due to ban on South Africa's participation in Olympics.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Dartford, England) Budd's performance today and issue of her promptly granted British citizenship examined; films shown. Basis of criticism of situation explained, include controversy surrounding "London Daily Mail's" alleged financial support of Budd, family and coach. ["Daily Mail" reporter Brian VINE - defs. paper's role in keeping Budd from running for US.] Budd's alleged reverence for United States runner Mary Decker mentioned.
REPORTER: Henry Champ
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