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Cuba-Florida Swim / Nyad #55151

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 11, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Diana Nyad's planned swim from Bahia Honda, Cuba, to Key West, Florida.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Miami Beach, Florida) [NYAD - discusses concerns about planned swim.] Nyad's previous swims of Nile River, Suez Canal and Red Sea mentioned. [NYAD - discusses thought preparation for swim from Havana to Florida, include plans to listen to music during swim. Mentions "Abbey Road" and Simon and Garfunkel.] Details about swim plans given. [NYAD - wants to be remembered for her swim in way that Gertrude Ederle is for swimming English Channel in 1926.]
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

Robinson, Max;
Sirkin, Bob

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