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Columbia University / Football #558251

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 12, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(NYC: Robert Lipsyte) (Temporary audio loss.) Columbia Univ. football team featured; details given, scenes shown. [Band manager Liz PLESHETTE - dismisses issue's relevance.] [Player John MILLER - doesn't want to break record for losses.] [Coach Larry McELRAVY - cites newsworthiness of possibly being worst college football team in West civilization's history.] ["The Spectator" editor Matt HERSH - comments.] [Novelist P.T. MANNA - considers school's football a joke.] [Stadium benefactor Lawrence WIEN - doesn't believe winning is everything.] [Captain Mike BISSINGER - rationalizes team's effort.] School's football history reviewed. [Voice of McELRAVY - comments.] [WIEN, PLESHETTE - comment.]

Chung, Connie;
Lipsyte, Robert

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