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REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) Supreme Court ruling on Arizona State football player Kevin Rutledge's suit against coach Frank Kush, following Kush's hitting him and trying to eliminate him from team for bad play, examined; background to case explained. [1978, KUSH - hits player, comments on quality of play.] [RUTLEDGE - explains purpose of suit.] Focus of Rutledge's suit said based on Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871; details outlined on screen. Arguments presented court by Kush's attorney recalled. Opinion of Justice John Paul Stevens quoted. Kush, fired by Arizona State, said now head coach for Baltimore.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Freda Reiter
- O'Brien, Tim;
- Reynolds, Frank
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