TITLE

A Ridiculously Short Oral History of ...The Heidi Game

AUTHOR(S)
Shore, Rebecca; BECHTEL, MARK; GORANT, JIM
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;11/18/2013, Vol. 119 Issue 20, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article considers an American Football League (AFL) game between the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders played on November 17, 1968 known as the Heidi game as the television broadcast of the game was preempted by the NBC Television Network to show the made-for-TV movie "Heidi." The game and broadcast are discussed by persons involved including Jets quarterback Joe Namath and Jennifer Edwards, the actress cast as Heidi. She notes she and Namath met on an airplane trip in the 21st century.
ACCESSION #
91934104

 

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