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Liability Insurance / Rock Concerts #310295

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 15, 1986
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Effect of rising insurance costs on rock concerts said to cause higher ticket prices.

(NYC: Victoria Corderi) Led Zepplin and Dokken perform. Craziness at rock concerts said often resulting in property damage and cutting into profits. [Concert promoter Larry VAUGHN - notes promoters' areas of responsibility.] Heavy metal fans noted standing at Judas Priest concert. [Ins. agent Walter HOWELL - explains taking away seats to keep them from being torn up.] Scenes of Diana Ross and Rolling Stones concerts shown. Incr. in insurance claims noted. [HOWELL - comments with regard to rising claims.] Costs noted. [Concert promoter John SCHER - speaks of rise in ticket prices.] [Judas Priest tour promoter John SILVA - may have to stop touring.] Performer Ozzy Osbourne shown. Discouraging wild behavior at rock concerts posed as possible solution.

Corderi, Victoria;
Sawyer, Forrest

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