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Chicago, Illinois / Max Headroom #313603

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Frank Currier) Chicago, Illinois, television pirate reported interrupting broadcast with a Max Headroom character; details given, scenes shown. [Vice President WTTW Anders YOCOM - says there was nudity that upset people.] [MAN - says he got so mad he wanted to destroy his TV.] WGN sportscast reported interrupted by character; scenes shown. Prankster's methods of intercepting television signals depicted. [WGN-TV director of engineering Bob STRUTZEL - says it took a lot of power to achieve this interference.] Long Island, New York, cable bandit case reviewed; scenes shown. [Federal Communications Commission engineer Phillip BRADFORD - cites the penalties of this behavior.] Extra transmitters reported being installed so intruder will not be able to intervene again.

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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