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Basketball / Rules Sale #988230

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 10, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(New York: Anthony Mason) The record sale of James Naismith’s original rules of basketball featured; scenes shown from the Sotheby’s auction where the Emancipation Proclamation and General George Custer’s flag were also sold; footage shown of Robert F. Kennedy with the Proclamation in 1957; details given about the purchase of the rules by fans of Kansas University, where Naismith was the first basketball coach. [Sotheby’s vice chairman David REDDEN†- says all 3 items are icons.] [Naismith’s grandson Ian NAISMITH†- says the rules sat in a desk drawer.] [Lauren SWADE††- comments on her husband Josh’s idea to bring the rules to Kansas.]

Couric, Katie;
Mason, Anthony

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