ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 24, 1983
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(Studio) Boston-Atlanta basketball game, featuring Larry Bird, examined; film shown courtesy CBS Sports. Football player Joe Gilliam, Junior featured; his sports career and heroin problems recalled. [GILLIAM - recalls addiction.] His appearance this season with USFL discussed. [Lynn SWAMN - praises Gilliam's football ability; Terry Bradshaw; Terry Hanratty mentioned.] Qtrback. James Harris mentioned. [GILLIAM - recalls career, personal problems.] [Washington Federals general manager Dick MYERS - hoped black qtrback. on team would be popular move.] [GILLIAM - dislikes interviews.] [SWANN - praises Gilliam's comeback.] [GILLIAM - is confident with football ability.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap
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