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Olympic Games / Blackout / Track Doping Scandal #759529

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) A power failure in Athens, Greece, raising questions about the city’s readiness for the Olympics, reported; scenes shown.

(Los Angeles: Michael Okwu) The frustration of US track athletes with the unrelenting attention on allegations of steroid use featured; scenes shown from the Olympic trials; details given of the short timeframe to resolve cases before the Athens games. [Sprinter Jon DRUMMOND†, 2 ATHLETES - express views.] [“Chicago Tribune” Philip HERSH†- speculates on Marion Jones’s loss in her race.] [Sports psychologist & author Dr. Steven UNGERLEIDER†- says we have an absolute dilemma.]

Williams, Brian;
Okwu, Michael

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