Interview with Coach Bill Smith tape 4 5/84

Interview with Coach Bill Smith interviewed by Chris Conybeare recorded in May 1984. Bill Smith was a competitive Olympic swimmer who trained with Coach Sakamoto famous for coaching the Three-Year Swim Club. Topics include about how the younger generation has been exposed to local history through television, how the experiences of kids at the time of the interview and when Smith was a kid differ, how he had typhoid fever and how water helped him relearn to walk after being bedridden from it, and the Olympics. Includes b-roll of reactions from Chris Conybeare, Olympic Gold Medal and other awards that Smith received, and pictures of Smith.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs
  • Political

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