O.J. Simpson Retires From Football (1979)

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KRON News footage from December 17th 1979 featuring brief views of O.J. Simpson running out onto the field for his last professional football game representing the San Francisco 49ers, against the Atlanta Falcons (the 49ers lost 31-21). Also includes views of Simpson and his teamates watching a movie he appears in on a team flight and Simpson's last word at a press conference as a footballer: "I don't have to anticipate it being over any more, it's over! And it's been nice." Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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Date aired
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
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Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
local newsfilm
KRON 5386-7

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