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Quayle / Family Values / Murphy Brown #141332

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 20, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Furor caused by Vice President Dan Quayle's criticism of television show "Murphy Brown" for its portrayal of an unwed mother featured; clip shown from this week's episode. [Yesterday, QUAYLE - accuses show of mocking the importance of fathers.] Statements from White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater on the subject noted. [During joint news conference with visiting Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, President BUSH - talks about family values; opts for life over abortion.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Ron Claiborne) Quayle's clarification of his position on family values featured. [At a south central Los Angeles junior high school, QUAYLE - comments.] [Student Jenae BURRIS - says TV is just TV.] [Later, QUAYLE - criticizes Hollywood's glamorizing of illegitimacy.] [Black MAN - compares situation of "Murphy Brown" and south central.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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