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American Agenda (Environment: Billboards) #125687

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) Effort to put new life into the old Federal Highway Beautification Act, a law against billboards along the nation's highways, featured; scenes shown from the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. [Three PEOPLE - oppose billboards.] [Outdoor Advertising Association Roland McELROY, Scenic America's Ed McMAHON - offer differing opinions on the law.] Problems in removing billboards in Houston cited as example; scenes shown of billboards being sawed down. [Senator John CHAFEE, McELROY - offer differing opinions on amortization laws.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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