CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1977
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(Studio) Comment with regard to 1 problem of rpting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Reporter cites problem of contagion by communication as rpting. problem. United Nations ambassador Andrew Young says media causes terrorist acts by contagion. Reporter notes problem is inherent in communication; cites Tom Paine's pamphlets during American Revolution as example Role of press in rpting. incidents, such as Washington, DC siege, noted; appeared to be absence of publicity that drove Khaalis to act so. President Carter has said press must work out rpting. problems on own; Supreme Court can't and shouldn't take part.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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