ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 02, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) The estimated income the federal government could get by auctioning off high-definition television frequencies instead of giving them away examined. [Common Cause president Ann McBRIDE, Public Citizen president Joan CLAYBROOK - oppose giving away television rights.] [FCC chairman Reed HUNDT - cites income from telecommunications auctions.] The position of the television industry noted. [National Association of Broadcasters Eddie FRITTS, Senator John McCAIN - offer differing opinions on whether the industry should and will get the rights for free.]
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