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Armed Forces Bdcsts. #101675

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Greenwood) Power of United States ambassador to prohibit bdcsts. of United States news over armed forces network examined; ambassador's ban on ABC's March 11 broadcast that discussed similarity between unrest in South Korea over President Chun Doo Hwan's government and recent Philippines ouster of dictator Ferdinand Marcos cited as example Similar censorship of ABC's "Nightline" 2 days later noted. [Pentagon spokesperson Robert SIMS - defs. government's right to censor programs.] [Media Access Group spokesperson Robert GURSS - opposes United States government's cooperation with for. powers' suppression of free speech; explains lawsuit brought by Korean-Americans]

Greenwood, Bill;
Jennings, Peter

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