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Weekend Journal (The Boxing Coach) #555152

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 15, 1987
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(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.

(NYC: Robert Lipsyte) Soviet emigre Ilya Fridman, coach of Black Sea Boxing Club here, profiled; details given, scenes shown. [FRIDMAN - discusses sport, his immigration to US.] (Network video difficulty ends.) [Son Vova FRIDMAN - describes father as coach.] [FRIDMAN - describes sons.] Similarity between Fridman's life and character played by Klaus Maria Brandauer in "Streets of Gold", on which Fridman was consultant, noted; scenes shown courtesy 20th Century Fox. [Maria FRIDMAN - comments.] [FRIDMAN - dismisses homesickness.]

Lipsyte, Robert;
Wallace, Chris

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