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Death of Wilma Rudolph...



Item # 676862

November 13, 1994

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1994

* Walked with a leg brace as a child,
* Triple Gold medalist
* Dies of Brain Cancer


The front page of this issue has an image and headline: "Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Dies; Triple gold medalist who inspired a generation of women's track stars loses battle with brain cancer at 54".  Additional coverage follows on pg. A36 with 2 more images and continuation of the article.  The Sports Section also has an image and highlight mention.  "Wilma Rudolph, who as a child walked with the aid of a leg brace but ran to three Olympic gold medals and inspired a generation of future champions".
 
This issue contains the front section, the valley section and the sports section.  Overall in very good condition.

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

Category: The 20th Century