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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 15, 1986
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Popularity of Pepsi commercial featuring singer Lionel Richie noted.

(NYC: Jeff Greenfield) Controversy over attys.' use of television to advertise examined; scenes from "Witness for the Prosecution" shown courtesy United Artists. Supreme Court's 1977 ruling allowing such ads recalled. Jacoby and Meyers noted 1st attys. to buy television commercials; scenes shown. [Stephen MEYERS - defs. advertising.] [Supreme Court Justice Warren BURGER - criticizes television ads for attys.] [Attorney Peter Megargee BROWN - agrees; explains.] [MEYERS - responds.]

Greenfield, Jeff;
Meserve, Jeanne

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