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Olympic Games / Political Controversies #763225

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Athens: Jim Maceda) Controversies over international politics at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, featured; details given of the anger over a political ad {shown} for President Bush claiming victories in the wars in Afghanistan & Iraq and of planned marches on the US embassy in Athens by anti-war protestors who see Secretary of State Colin Powell’s visit as a provocation. [Anti-war activist Panayotis YULIS†- says we shouldn’t allow even the Olympics to stop us from demonstrating against the war in Iraq.] The winning of Israel’s first gold medal by windsurfer Gal Fridman†† noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Maceda, Jim

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