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Olympics #96

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1968
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(Studio) Report on American track man.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Mexico City, Mexico) Tommy Smith in 200 meter dash. Race shown. His time, 20.3, tied Olympic record. 3 Americans, including Smith, to be in second round of dash. ABC to cover women's 100 meter dash; men's 400 meter hurdles; men's 800 and discus finals. One American goes for 4 straight gold medals. ABC covers it at 7 pm. EST. Bulgarian weight lifter, Miadene Kucher shown trying to lift 309 pounds; he doesn't succeed.
REPORTER: Chris Schenkel; Jim McKay

(Studio) Give him A for effort.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

McKay, Jim;
Reynolds, Frank;
Schenkel, Chris

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