ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
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(Studio) Unsuccessful attempts of 2 women to set long-distance swimming records reported Diana Nyad's attempt to swim to Key West and Stella Taylor's to swim to Palm Beach described.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Key West, Florida) Troubles had by Nyad and crew in reaching Key West by boat after she gave up swim outlined. [Swimmer's mother, Lucy NYAD - says daughter has said she'd stop swimming after this, but may not do so. Wishes Diana would stop.]
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin
(Miami, Florida) Details about Stella Taylor's attempt to swim from Bimini in Bahamas to West Palm Beach. Effects of Gulf Stream on swim described. Taylor's previous swims across English Channel and Lake George in New York's Adirondacks noted.
REPORTER: Al Dale (WPLG newstape)
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