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Lear / Production Halt / Black Caucus / CBS #263043

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1979
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(Studio) Halt in production of new Norman Lear comedy reported; "All in the Family" and "Mary Hartman" mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Hollywood, California) CBS promotional tape of show, "Mister Dugan", with Cleavon Little, shown. Producer's position with regard to show dealing with black Congman. stated; decision to withdraw show after screening before Congress Black Caucus noted. [Representative Cardiss COLLINS - comments.] CBS disagreement with producers with regard to show outlined. [TAT Communications Company president Alan HORN - comments.] Attorney for Black Caucus quoted with regard to objection to show. Future of series speculated.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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