NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 04, 1984
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(Studio) Matthew Dryke reported winning gold medal in skeet shooting at Olympics today; performances of women's rowing and basketball teams in today's events mentioned.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Los Angeles, California) United States gymnast Mary Lou Retton featured; films shown courtesy ABC Sports. [RETTON - comments on gold medal performance, career.] Tracy Caulkins and Nancy Hogshead mentioned winning gold and silver medals, respectively, in swimming competition; Rick Carey noted winning men's. US said winning gold and silver in men's cycling event. [Nelson VAILS - doesn't mind losing to United States mbr.] Performances of United States equestrian and volleyball teams examined; volleyball player Flo Hyman mentioned. Track and field performance of Carl Lewis cited.
REPORTER: Noah Nelson
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Los Angeles, California) Track and field team member Edwin Moses featured; films shown. His career so far examined. [MOSES - describes his approach to competition.] His experience with United States versus European media after 1976 Montreal Olympic victory recalled; Moses' anticipated earnings this year mentioned. [MOSES - prefers being "enlightened amateur."] Role of his wife in Lewis' career described. [Myrella MOSES - discusses husband's popularity.] [MOSES - notes problems in staying at the top; recalls beating Danny Harris.]
REPORTER: George Lewis
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