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Sports: Auto Racing #547419

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 15, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Saint Petersburg, Florida: Robert Lipsyte) Race car driver Willy T. Ribbs, first successful black driver, profiled; details given, scenes shown. [RIBBS - discusses career.] [Suzanne RIBBS - describes husband's personality.] [RIBBS - considers auto racing the apartheid of sports.] [A.J. FOYT - praises Ribbs.] [Crew chief Chuck LUGAR, team owner Brooks FRYBARGER - agree.] [RIBBS - recalls Jackie Robinson.]

Chung, Connie;
Lipsyte, Robert

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