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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 01, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Capitol Hill controversy over Copyright Royalty Tribunal chairperson Marianne Mele Hall's role in 1982 book "Fndns. of Sand", which attacks blacks with bigoted stereotypes, examined; book quoted on screen. [HALL - claims she was only editor.] [Representative Howard WOLPE - calls for President to disassociate himself from Hall.] Hall, claiming role as editor only, noted listed as co-author on copyright application; Hall's claim of co-authorship on Senator confirmation documents quoted on screen. Senator Strom Thurmond's reaction to her apparently conflicting accts. noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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