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American Agenda (Television Violence) (Part II) #144802

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 06, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rebecca Chase) Ways to protect children from violence on television examined. [Representative Edward MARKEY, Senator Paul SIMON, Mediascope Marcy KELLY - comment on TV violence.] [TV Guide Onscreen Bruce DAVIS - describes a parental blocking system for television sets.] Reaction of the entertainment industry to censorship by blocking out coded programs noted. [In debate hosted by Mediascope, Movies of the Week Peter LEFCOURT, "Dynasty" Priscilla ENGLISH, "China Beach" John WELLS, "Different World" Susan FALES, "The Equalizer" Robert EISELE - offer views on the issue.] One program teaching elementary school kids about television detailed. [In Aurora, Illinois, TEACHER, KIDS - talk about television and real life.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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