CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Studio) Commentary concerns PACs representative doctors, attys. and other professional mvt. to remove FTC (Federal Trade Commission) from controlling them. [Senator Bob PACKWOOD - intros. Kasten.] [Senator Robert KASTEN - thinks FTC (Federal Trade Commission) exceeds general guidelines.] [Senator Ted STEVENS - reads provision curbing power of FTC.] Scope of legislature and profess ions involved listed on screen. [PACKWOOD, STEVENS - discuss proposed legislature] American Med. Association's lobbying for Stevens' amendment noted. [American Medical Association spokesperson James SAMMONS - criticizes FTC.] [Dr. Robert EBERT - praises FTC; thinks public will lose.] Amt. contributed to Congress by doctors, dentists and optometrists graphed on screen. Vote on Stevens amendment discussed. [PACKWOOD - announces amendment's passage; criticizes bill.] [FTC chairperson [James MILLER III - opposes such elitism.] Amendment noted considered next by House Energy and Commerce Committee
REPORTER: Bill Moyers
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