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Entertainment Industry / FTC Report / Campaign 2000 #194362

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 11, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) report on how the entertainment industry markets video games and movies to children examined; marketing documents quoted. [FTC chairman Robert PITOFSKY - says the video games are blood and gore.] [Three KIDS - list violent video games.] [Lion and Lamb Project Daphne WHITE - shows games marketed to children.] [Interactive Digital Software Association Doug LOWENSTEIN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The reaction of Vice President Al Gore to the entertainment issue noted.

(Belleville, Illinois: Terry Moran) Gore's comments on Hollywood's marketing practices examined; scenes shown of Gore campaigning in Illinois. [GORE - says children need to be protected; calls for an industry cease-fire in marketing to young children.] [First Amendment attorney Floyd ABRAMS - says it's popular, but unconstitutional.] [Gore opponent Governor George W. BUSH - questions Gore's credibility.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Moran, Terry

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