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Federal Communications Commission / Carter Reelection Committee #261208

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 1979
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(Studio) Federal Communications Commission reported ruling that CBS, ABC and NBC unreasonably refused to sell air time for Carter campaign broadcast
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Background on complaint, initiated by Carter-Mondale advertising dir. Gerald Rafshoon given. Positions taken by NBC and ABC outlined; CBS said offering 5 mins of airtime rather than requested 30 mins.; details given [Federal Communications Commission chrm Charles FERRIS - attacks networks.] Network response stated; National Association of Broadcasters said criticizing Federal Communications Commission ruling on basis of 1st amendment.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard

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