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First Amendment #272024

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1980
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(Studio) First Amendment quoted in part.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) First Amendment controversy in Idaho over state's confiscation of videotapes shot inside Idaho state prison during recent riots there outlined; Supreme Court ruling on issue stemming from 1978 Palo Alto, California, police raid on Stanford Univ. newspaper recalled. Photo shown. Similar police raid on Flint, Michigan, printing firm with regard to "Flint Voice" article critical of the mayor reported; both Idaho and Michigan incidents said rekindling debate over First Amendment rights of news media. [Ada, ID, cnty. prosecutor Jim HARRIS, media attorney Robert SACK - comment.] Reaction of KBCI-TV director Bob Loy outlined. [LOY - comments.] Newspapers noted changing operations due to Supreme Court decision; details of Saint Paul, Minnesota, paper cited as example ["Saint Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press" spokesperson John FINNEGAN - comments.] Legis. limiting police use of warrants to search newsroom said pending in House and Senate.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Rather, Dan

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