NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Los Angeles, California) Long jumper Carl Lewis' performances in summer Olympics featured; films shown courtesy ABC Sports. Bob Beamon's record recalled. [LEWIS - is confident of breaking record.] [Coach Tom TELLEZ - responds to criticism of Lewis' personality; mentions Jesse Owens; claims Lewis is humble.] [LEWIS - believes he's worth millions; praises himself extensively.] [Agent Joe DOUGLAS - hopes Lewis is worth as much as Michael Jackson.] [LEWIS - refuses to be photographed without arrangements by agent, manager; explains refusal to stay in Olympic village.]
REPORTER: George Lewis
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