ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 17, 1969
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(Studio) Federal Communications Commission Commissioner, Nicholas Johnson, says Agnew's speech frightened network Execs. and reporters in ways that may cause harm to independent journalism and free speech. Senator Robert Griffin agrees that television News gives distorted picture. Mbr. House Commerce Committee asks Federal Communications Commission to study whether or not TV networks are purposefully misleading viewers.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
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