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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 26, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Hollywood, California: David Browning) Criticism by some of television networks' use of time compression to shorten full length films examined; details given, scenes shown. [Attorney Don PEVSNER - cites "Casablanca" as example; scenes shown; explains his opposition to process.] Technique demonstrated. [Lexicon, Incorporated president Ron NOONAN - defs. time compression.] [Directors Guild of America spokesperson Elliot SILVERSTEIN - disagrees; explains.] "Casablanca" used to further illustrate argument. [TVX Bdcst. group spokesperson Tim McDONALD - defs. time compression.] Federal Communications Commission response mentioned. [SILVERSTEIN - wants network warning to viewers.]

Browning, David;
Rather, Dan

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