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Supreme Court / Copyright Laws / Music and Money #145307

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) The case before the Supreme Court involving the fair use aspect of the copyright law, music and money examined; 2 Live Crew's version of Roy Orbison's "Oh, Pretty Woman" said at issue; excerpts of both versions played. [First Amendment lawyer Floyd ABRAMS - defends parody.] Capitol Steps' parody version of "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena" also played; scenes shown. [Capitol Steps director Bill STRAUSS - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim
Duration:
00:02:10

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