ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 10, 1968
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(Studio) In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, World Boxing Association heavywt. champion, Joe Frazier, defends title against Oscar Bonavena. George Foreman may fight the winner. Foreman won gold medal at Mexico Olympics.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(No Location Given) Houston, Texas, background of Foreman given. Olympic film shown. Got h. south diploma in Job Corps. Now works in California Job Corps as recreational director. Is now amateur; plans to turn professional Foreman carried American flag in Olympic's victory. Contrasted with two other blacks who gave black power salute while "Star Spangled Banner" played. [FOREMAN - tells why he carried the flag.] "Doc" Brodis trained Foreman. [BRODIS - outlines hopes for Foreman.] [FOREMAN - tells what he will do when he becomes pro heavywt.hampion]
REPORTER: Jim Burns
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