ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(Chattanooga, Tennessee: Charles Murphy) Speech teacher's efforts to change Southerners' accents featured. [Southerner Ernie TAYLOR - reads.] [Dawn GUTHRIE - says she wants to lose Southern twang.] [Speech pathologist Beverly INMAN-EBEL - saysshe teaches a "nonaccent."] Exs. of Southern speech given. [On radio show, INMAN-EBEL - says often people are not hired because of their accent.] [University of Tennessee at Chattanooga professor John TINKLER - criticizes changing way we talk.] Scenes shown from MGM/UA's "Gone with the Wind".
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