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Olympic Games / Soldier-Athletes' Dreams At Risk #653931

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 19, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City, UT: Roger O'Neil) Questions about whether 23 American soldier-athletes will have to pull out of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, UT, due to deployment of their units to Afghanistan examined; scenes shown of athletes training in Utah. [Army Infantry Jeremy TEELA - says he has wanted to be a soldier and go to the Olympics.] [Biathlete Lieutenant Curtis SCHREINER - says fighting against terrorism is more important than the Olympics.] [Biathlete sergeant Kristina SABASTEANSKI - says she would rather be in the Olympics, but she knows she could be deployed.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
O'Neil, Roger
Duration:
00:02:20

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