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Oklahoma / Land Rush Anniversary / University of Oklahoma Football #568099

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 23, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) 100th anniversary of opening of Oklahoma land rush noted. Report introduced.

(Norman, Oklahoma: George Lewis) Controversy over University of Oklahoma football program and its coach Barry Switzer featured; scenes shown of parade celebrating anniversary and of university football practice. Recruiting violations and criminal chgs. against football players reviewed. [SWITZER - says grown men have to be accountable for themselves.] Issue of university's image examined. [Faculty sen. professor Gary COHEN, psychologist Dr. Stewart BEASLEY - comment on the school's values.] [SWITZER - says he is upset.]

Utley, Garrick;
Lewis, George

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