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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 27, 1982
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(Studio) Elizabeth Taylor, George Shultz mentioned, shown. Presence of John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon discussed; films shown. [CONNORS - discusses career; mentions Bjorn Borg.] Criticism of McEnroe recalled. [McENROE - comments on career.] Chip Hooper-Peter McNamara, Zina Garrison-Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Lloyd Bourne-Ilie Nastase matches discussed. - [BOURNE - comments on McEnroe.] [HOOPER - hopes to reach finals.] Althea Gibson recalled. [GARRISON - comments on game.] Role of Black Americans at Wimbledon considered. International cricket tournament discussed. John Reed noted only American on United States team; details given. [John MILLNER - explains game's jargon.] American softball games in Hyde Park noted. [John SHEPPARD - explains T-shirt.] Presence of Americans in Henley regatta mentioned.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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