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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 29, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to problems facing Public Broadcasting Service introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) History of PBS recalled. Problems of inflation, cable TV, video tape and videodiscs besetting public broadcasting described. [WNET New York John Jay ISELIN, PBS President Larry GROSSMAN, KQED San Francisco Tony TIANO, exec. producer "Odyssey" Michael AMBROSINO and WGBH-TV Boston David IVES - comment.] Noted that Julia Child programs are being sold to commercial stations PBS plans to produce cultural programming for pay cable TV networks outlined. [GROSSMAN - explains PBS position.]
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Schieffer, Bob

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