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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) Long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans’ speculation about a curse on the team featured; details given about Steve Bartman†, the fan who knocked a fly ball away from outfielder Moises Alou; scenes shown of the controversial play and of Bartman being escorted out of the stadium. [Neighbor Ron COHEN†, fan Patrick LOONEY‡- defend Bartman.] [Murphy’s Bar Beth MURPHY†, Cubs fan Joe MONTEGNA††- react to the team’s loss.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Apology from Bartman and Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s offer of asylum in Florida to Bartman noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Avila, Jim

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