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Indianapolis, Indiana / Tyson Rape Conviction #584964

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Herbert) Boxer Mike Tyson's rape conviction featured; scenes shown of him at Indianapolis, IN, courthouse and in boxing ring. ["New York Post" Jack NEWFIELD - talks about Tyson's violent nature.] Tyson's stint in reform school, his boxing career recalled. [Boxing trainer Victor VALLE, boxer George FOREMAN - comment on Tyson.] [Boxing expert Bert SUGAR - talks about impact of Tyson's conviction.] Planned fight between Tyson and Evander Holyfield reported scrapped; scenes shown of Holyfield boxing. [HOLYFIELD - comments.] [TEEN - says Tyson is a rapist.] Tyson's sentencing date noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Clarence Thomas' sexual harassment hearings, William Kennedy Smith's rape trial mentioned. Interview held with Brooklyn, NYC, assistant district attorney Star Jones. [JONES - talks about impact of Tyson's conviction on rape victims, celebrities, and young people; comments on Tyson's "brute defense."]

Brokaw, Tom;
Herbert, Bob

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