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America's Cup #67547

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Newport, Rhode Island) Beginning of America's Cup yacht race between "Freedom" and "Australia" featured; background to race given. Films shown. Importance of race to Newport, Rhode Island, noted. [Tourism director Leonard PANAGGIO - comments.] Ted Turner's past wins in "Courageous" and his losses to Dennis Conner this summer noted. [CONNER - comments.] Mast on "Australia" discussed. ["Australia" owner Alan BOND - comments.] ["Freedom" crew member John MARSHALL - comments.] Results of today's race reported; Jim Hardy mentioned.
REPORTER: James Walker

Reporter(s):
Robinson, Max;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:02:40

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