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Summer Olympics #91279

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1984
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(Studio) Plea entered by John Steven Blackwell, accused of possessing explosives and martial arts equipment as he followed Olympic athletes reported; details given, films shown. Suspect Richard Cole said also arrested in case.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Los Angeles, California) Wanda Jewel reported winning bronze medal in women's rifle event, with China (PR) taking the gold. Current standing of gymnasts Peter Vidmar and Bart Conner in individual competitions reported Swimmers George DiCarlo, Tiffany Cohen and Mary T. Meagher mentioned qualifying for tonight's finals. Status of wrestlers Jeff Blatnick and Steve Fraser's competitions noted.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(Studio) Tass derision of China's gold medalists noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Peking, China, PR) Seriousness of Olympics here explained, discussed; films shown. [MAN - (thru translator) is happy.] Taiwan's coverage of games noted ignoring China's victories, while China's coverage has highlighted Taiwan's efforts.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie

Jennings, Peter;
Laurie, Jim;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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