ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Ann Compton) Congress hearings into recent corporation changes at ABC, CBS and NBC and implications for television news in general featured; details given, scenes shown. [Representative Dennis ECKART - feels "merger mania" threatens public int.] [Univ. spokesperson Ben BAGDIKIAN - cites incompatibility of limousines and good journalism; feels current network heads' priority is impressing investors.] [ABC News president Roone ARLEDGE - comments.] [CBS president Laurence TISCH - defs. economy considerations.]
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