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Rock Music Lyrics #305979

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Congress hearing on parents' organization's call for rating of rock music records due to group's opposition to some lyrics featured; scenes shown. [Parents Music Resource Center spokesperson Jeff LING, Susan BAKER - quote lyrics they consider objectionable.] Baker, wife of Treasury Secretary James Baker, and Senator Albert Gore's wife recalled forming organization [Senator Paula HAWKINS - notes sensitivity of issue.] [Twisted Sister member Dee SNIDER - claims song's suggestiveness is purely in Tipper Gore's mind.] [Senator J. James EXON - warns industry of possible legislature unless it polices itself.] Scenes from Twisted Sister video shown courtesy Atlantic Records.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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