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Screen Writers' Strike #302789

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 05, 1985
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(Studio) Strike by television and movie screen writers over issue of royalties from video sales noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Hollywood, California) Growth of home video market examined; scenes from "Flashdance" shown. [Video marketing newsletter spokesperson Tim BASKERVILLE - describes industry `s rise.] [Store manager Becky DIPPELL, CONSUMERS - explain econ. preference for video rental.] [Bank of America analyst Jim PARSONS - notes popularity of video cassettes.] Scenes from "Raiders of the Lost Ark" shown. [Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. home video division spokesperson William GALLAGHER - didn't anticipate such growth.] [Writers Guild of America spokesperson Naomi GURIAN - explains econ. implications for industry] Scenes from "Gone with the Wind" shown.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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