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American Agenda (Drugs: Blacks Advertising) #113618

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 29, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Detroit, Michigan: Beth Nissen) Emphasis on advertising alcohol in black neighborhoods featured; details given, scenes shown of such ads. [Detroit county commissioner Alberta TINSLEY-WILLIAMS - says there is disproportionate amount of alcohol advertising in black areas.] Scenes shown of inner city protests against liquor billboards. [Stroh Brewery Company vice president Jack BARTHWELL - explains advertising policies.] Statistics with regard to blacks and alcohol-related health problems quoted. [BARTHWELL - says most drinkers have no problems with alcohol.] [TINSLEY-WILLIAMS - attacks liquor mkting.] [KIDS - name brand names.] [Advertising executive Marilyn JONES - discusses advertising campaigns.] [TINSLEY-WILLIAMS - responds.] More liquor billboards shown.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Announcement by Hispanic television network Telemundo will stop carrying hard liquor ads. reported.

Donaldson, Sam;
Nissen, Beth

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