Search the Archive

Sports / Jabbar / Smith Death #74411

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 17, 1982
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) College basketball scores reported Pro basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar featured. [JABBAR - notes lack of sense of humor.] His TV appearance on "Fridays" shown; his role in move "Airplane" shown, courtesy of Paramount Pictures. Photos shown courtesy of Peter Read Miller. [JABBAR - comments.] Efforts of girlfriend Cheryl Pistano to bring him out of shell noted. [Basketball figures Magic JOHSNON, Pat RILEY, Nate "Tiny" ARCHIBALD - comment on Jabbar.] Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) commercial shown. [JABBAR - comments.] Death of sportswriter Red Smith reported Smith's journalist career recalled.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.