ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1972
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(Studio) Federal Communications Commission rules say it is illegal for broadcasters to censor paid political ads. Candidate for United States Senator from Georgia broadcasts racist ads. Federal Communications Commission rules he's within his rights.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Atlanta, Georgia) [J. B. STONER - candidate, in his television spot, says "niggers" want integration so they can get white women.] [Atlanta Mayor Sam MASSELL - asks broadcasters not to air ad.] [STONER - happy to learn that Federal Communications Commission upholds his freedom of speech.] [Atlanta NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) president Lonnie KING - criticizes Federal Communications Commission ruling.]
REPORTER: David Snell
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