ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 1984
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(Studio) "Time" magazine `s naming of former USOC chairperson and present baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth as Man of the Year, and "Newsweek" magazine `s issue on "The Year of the Yuppie" mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Bell
(Studio) Commentator notes own association with "Newsweek." Commentary concerns "Newsweek's" articles on yuppies and Time's choice of Ueberroth as Man of the Year. Yuppies characterized as supporters of presidential candidate Gary Hart, and desirous of owning Rolex watches and Burberry raincoats. Ueberroth said upstaged in Olympics by athletes and in making money by Michael Jackson. Commentator nominates United Nations ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick as Woman of the Year. President Reagan mentioned.
REPORTER: George Will