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Virginia Newspaper Publisher / Rape Victim Information #250174

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 30, 1977
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(Studio) Report with regard to controversy surrounding announcement earlier in month by Virginia newspaper publisher that he'll begin rpting. names, addresses and ages of rape victims.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Reasons for "Northern Virginia Sun" publisher Herman Obermayer's decision outlined. [OBERMAYER - cites reasons he believes withholding of this information is censorship.] [NOW spokesperson Eleanor SMEAL - cites opposition to Obermayer's view.] Disagreement of local prosecutor with Obermayer's policy and his admission of no legal way to prevent such rpting. noted.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard

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