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Romanian Defectors #71500

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 08, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced.; 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada, recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Defection of Nadia Comaneci's coach Bela Karoly, his wife, and choreographer Geza Pozsar examined; films shown. [Romanian defector Dumitri OLTEAN - notes criticism of Karoly following Moscow Olympics.] [Gisela OLTEAN - says their lifestyle was final decision for friends' defection.] Congress efforts to get children of Karoly and Pozsar out of Romania noted; possible impact on American gymnasts cited.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Reporter(s):
Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:01:40

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