ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 18, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Los Angeles, California) Reinstatement of Jim Thorpe's Olympic standing reported; his loss of 1912 medals recalled. International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch noted presenting medals to Thorpe's descendants today; film shown. Reaction of daughter Charlotte compared with that of Gayle. [Gayle THORPE - will keep father's medal in family.] Thorpe's response to King Gustav's praise in 1912 recalled. [William THORPE - paraphrases father.] [Charlotte THORPE - comments.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer
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