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CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 2007
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(Studio: Harry Smith) Report introduced.

(White Plains, New York: Byron Pitts) Olympic track star Marion Jones admitting to a judge that she lied about using steroids in the 2000 Olympic Games reported; details reviewed of Jones’ career; courtroom sketches by Christine Cornell and Jones’ 2004 statement denying steroid use shown; Jones’ testimony quoted. [JONES†- delivers an emotional admission and apology.] [BALCO founder Victor CONTE†- talks about the steroids he gave to Jones.] [“Sports Illustrated” writer Luis Fernando LLOSA†- wonders if we can trust athletes anymore.]

(Studio: Harry Smith) Live interview held with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. [GUPTA†- explains the properties, effects, and risks of THG, the steroid Jones used.]

Smith, Harry;
Pitts, Byron

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