CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 19, 1968
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(Studio) Movies, television criticized at meeting of President Cmnsn. on Violence.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Jack Valenti, motion picture czar, testifies. Hale Boggs criticizes movies like "Bonnie and Clyde." [Motion Picture Association Jack VALENTI - notes Catholic church endorsement of "Bonnie and Clyde" as morality play.] [BOGGS - says still considers movie just violence for profit.] [VALENTI - argues artistic standards.] [BOGGS - questions box office rating of "Bonnie and Clyde."] [VALENTI - says very good.] [BOGGS - ends questioning.] television violence thought national scandal by Nicholas Johnson of FCC. [JOHNSON - criticizes networks for imposing violence on nation Says TV tears down what schools trying to build up.] Tomorrow network top officials appear.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
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