CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1971
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(Studio) House Commerce Committee votes to ask House to declare CBS and CBS President Frank Stanton in contempt; refused to turn over unbroadcast materials, used in preparation of "The Selling of the Pentagon."
REPORTER: John Hart
(DC) [Committee chairperson Harley O. STAGGERS - says issue whether American public has right to know if being deceived by electronic media.] [Representative Brock ADAMS - says information committee seeking may already be available through Pentagon; believes 1st amendment violated by trying to force CBS to turn over material.] Frank Stanton quoted.
REPORTER: George Herman
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