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Recording Industry / Payola #26485

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 26, 1973
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(Studio) Senator James Buckley calls for investigation into recording industry's using drugs, women, and bribes to push record sales.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New York, New York) Records may make instant millionaires for some but money too great to leave to chance. Payola results. [Former Capitol Records pres. Alan LIVINGSTON - says payoff must result when greed keeps them hogging for air play.] ABC's Dick Shoemaker asks former recording executive Roger Karshner how payoffs made. [KARSHNER - says drugs, women, bribes used by record pushers for favorable reaction to certain record. Payoffs on national scale.] Justice Department source says indictments imminent.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry

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