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In Depth (Wrestling / Hart Death) #629775

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1999
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) The death of professional wrestler Owen Hart while being lowered from the ceiling reported; details given of the popularity of wrestling; scenes shown from the Kansas City, Missouri, sporting arena. [Entercon Radio assistant Phil BOLDRIDGE - talks about what he saw; says Hart was not connected to anything.] [Kemper Arena manager Alan SCHMELZLE - says he noticed that Hart came down very quickly.] [Wrestler Lou ALBANO - says today's wrestling is theatrics.] [Magazine editor Dave MELTZER - says fans don't have much patience.] [Brother of Owen Hart Ross HART - talks about the daredevil stunts wrestlers do.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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