Search the Archive

Tennis / Ghetto Recruitment #558574

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 04, 1987
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Chris Wallace) Report introduced.

(NYC: Cassandra Clayton) Program to revive United States standing in international tennis by training ghetto youth examined; details given, scenes shown. Annual expenses for Evan Schneider's tennis lessons cited as example of factor affecting country's standing. [Arthur ASHE - cites need to recruit Hispanic and black Americans] Julius Erving's promotional work for United States Tennis Association noted; association's recruitment and training program for minority children described. [Tennis academy spokesperson Nick BOLLETTIERI - supports concept.] [Bronx RESIDENT - comments.] Bronx program this summer outlined. [Hoe Avenue Tennis Project spokesperson Eli RIVERA - comments.]

Clayton, Cassandra;
Wallace, Chris

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.