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NFL Strike #280354

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 01, 1982
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(Studio) Break in NFL (National Football League) players and owners negotiations reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Football fans' ignoring of television since strike examined; audience loss to ABC, NBC and CBS listed on screen. [Ad executive Gene DeWITT - thinks alternate programs have been disappointing.] Amt. of advertising during football season discussed; strike's impact on auto mfrs. noted. [DeWITT - comments on auto industry's investment in NFL (National Football League) football.] CBS said refusing to pay NFL (National Football League) full cushion payment; details given.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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