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Christmas Spirit #93906

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Report on the Hamilton family of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Father, Stan, reported running Hands of Hope street mission from home; details given. Sons Darren and Lance noted football players for Penn State Univ., where Lance is Academic All-American and was university's leading Rhodes Scholarship candidate. [Lance HAMILTON - discusses why he refused scholarship unless committee renounced apartheid in South Africa; compares it to Jewish person turning down scholarship if Hitler had left such provision.] Harry Hamilton, another son, noted Phi Beta Kappa, law student, and player for Penn State's national football champions in 1982. Said presently player for New York Jets pro football team. [Stan HAMILTON - discusses raising sons.] Senior Hamilton's efforts for his mission described. [Stan HAMILTON - talks to woman about meeting] [New York Jets player Harry HAMILTON - comments on the street mission.] [Lance HAMILTON - comments on future plans.] [Stan HAMILTON - talks about sons.]
REPORTER: Ray Gandolf

Gandolf, Ray;
Threlkeld, Richard

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