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Miss America Controversy #298251

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 23, 1984
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(Studio) Report on outcome of controversy with regard to publication of nude photos of Miss America Vanessa Williams.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Williams' decision to relinquish title reported [WILLIAMS - reads statement.] Expected gross earnings for "Pent house" magazine in sales as result of publication of photos stated. Conflict with regard to rights of magazine to publish noted. [WILLIAMS - reacts to photos.] Portions of photos shown. Reaction in Williams' hometown of Millwood, New York and around country cited. [MEN - comment.] Pageant officials' comments with regard to Williams and situation reported New Miss America reported to be Suzette Charles, said to be 2nd black titleholder. [CHARLES - comments.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Rather, Dan;
Wagner, Richard

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