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Brooklyn, New York / Basketball #559111

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 08, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Brooklyn, New York: Robert Lipsyte) Jarred Pappas' Brooklyn, New York, basketball team featured. [PAPPAS - describes white neighbors getting angry when he recruited black players.] Pappas noted becoming Wall Street lawyer. [Rev. Vincent TERMINE - explains involvement with team.] Teams' progress featured. [TERMINE - says teams are more important than bingo.] [Pappas' MOTHER - comments on son's activities.] Pappas mentioned shot and beaten by police; details given, scenes shown. [PAPPAS - says won't quit.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lipsyte, Robert

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