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Agnew Criticism / Stanton and Network Reaction #3130

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 25, 1969
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(Studio) Vice President News Secretary says Agnew made point, and has no intention of continuing criticism of news media. CBS President, Dr. Frank Stanton, speaks to International Radio and television Society. Says freedom of communication in United States to suffer setback if threats not denounced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) [STANTON - says history shows 1st signs of political decay were efforts to control news media. Seldom has it been called censorship; just guidelines in name of national unity. Ponders fate of ntns. that took freedoms lightly.] Chairperson ABC, Leonard Goldenson, says ABC shares Stanton's concern and position. NBC President, Dr. Julian Goodman, says speech shows NBC's and everyone's views with regard to freedom of press.
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reynolds, Frank

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