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Alternate Olympic Games #66545

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1980
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(Studio) Civil Aeronautics Board reported approving free or reduced-rate passage for athletes participating in alternate Olympic games.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Participation of athletes from 29 ntns. in Liberty Bell Classic games at University of Pennsylvania noted; films shown. Games said 1st of several scheduled by President Carter due to boycott of Moscow Olympics. [US decathlete Lee PALLES, coach Jimmy CARNES - express their disappointment over missing Olympics.] China (PR) noted having large team here; details given. [Chinese coach HUANG Jian - (thru interpreter) notes sacrifice for athletes.] United States athletes reported recing. gold plated medals at White House ceremony later in month; some said planning to express views to President Carter.
REPORTER: Richard Anderson

Anderson, Richard;
Robinson, Max

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