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USSR / Goodwill Games #551390

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 05, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Steve Hurst) Mikhail Gorbachev's remarks on US-USSR arms control debate during opening of Goodwill Games here and United States government's ban on participation by military personnel examined; details given, scenes shown. Teams vetoed by Sovs. listed. Jane Smith, mother of Samantha Smith, noted present for ceremonies. Econs. involved for sponsor Ted Turner mentioned. [TURNER - explains his goal for event.] [Carl LEWIS - wants to avoid pols.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Hurst, Steve
Duration:
00:02:40

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