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Vice President Speech / Network Replies #3016

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1969
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(Studio) 3 Network President reply to Vice President's speech. ABC President Leonard Goldenson says ABC News performance has always been fair and objective. Always public who decides reliability of individual or organization. To continue to report news accurately, confident of public's judgments. CBS President, Dr. Frank Stanton, says no American institution should be immune to public criticism or public discussion. Don't believe Vice President tries to intimidate news media, which depends on government licenses, and representatives real criticism. Public has more faith in television News than any other media. Deficiencies minor when compared to those of Press, subservient to Executive power. NBC President Julian Goodman says Agnew appeals to prejudice. He criticizes how government-licensed organization covers news of government Networks not devoted to presenting 1 view. Regrettable Vice President denies freedom of press to T. V. He'd prefer rpting. subservient to whatever group in political power at the time.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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