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NCAA / Proposition 42 #571713

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 08, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Jim Cummins) NCAA convention reported voting to modify controversial Proposition 42 about eligibility of college athletes; tenets of rule reviewed. [Georgetown University basketball coach John THOMPSON - says proposition is discriminatory.] Colorado running back J.J. Flanning's situation cited as example of Proposition 42's unfairness. [Dr. Edward FORT - says Proposition 42 is morally bankrupt.] [Penn State football coach Joe PATERNO - comments on situation.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim
Duration:
00:02:10

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