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Social Issues and Television #300811

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 1985
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(Studio) Social issues noted increasingly found covered in television entertainment shows; NBC's "An Early Frost" about AIDS cited as example
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Protest over tonight's "Cagney and Lacey" show examining violence against abortion clinics examined; scenes shown courtesy Orion TV. [Pro-Life Action League spokesperson Joseph SCHEIDLER - holds CBS responsible for any violence resulting from show.] [Pro-choice spokesperson Joan RAPPAPORT - defs. abortion rights for women.] Both sides noted demonstrating at CBS stations in Chicago and Los Angeles; CBS statement quoted on screen. ["Cagney and Lacey" executive producer Barney ROSENZWEIG - explains his approach to show.]
REPORTER: Karen Boros

Reporter(s):
Boros, Karen;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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