NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 29, 2004
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(New York: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Athens: Lester Holt) The spectacular end of the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, reviewed; photos shown; scenes shown of the bizarre incident during the marathon when Brazilian runner Vanderlei de Lima was interfered with by an intruder who turned out to be a costumed defrocked Irish priest. The overall medal count reviewed.
(Baltimore: Roger O'Neill) American Olympic swimmers as role models for the young featured; scenes shown from the Olympic pool & from Baltimore. [Young swimmer Joe HEALY- cites Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.] [1976 medal-winning swimmer Bruce FURNISS, 2004 swimmer Ian CROCKER, his grandmother Phyllis CROCKER, young swimmer Kelsey BOYER - comment on the Olympic team experience.]
(Athens: Lester Holt) The coming winter Olympic Games in Italy in 2006 & the summer games in Beijing, China, in 2008 noted.
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