CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 30, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather ) Report introduced.
(NYC: Ray Brady) High definition television (HDTV) featured; details given of US companies' failure to manufacturer prods. as good as Japanese and Europeans. [Rebuild American spokesperson Fred BRANFMAN - comments on Japanese interest in HDTV.] Quality of HDTV compared to that of standard models. [HDTV producer David NILES - comments.] Exs. of HDTV programming shown. [Zenith Elecs. Corporation chairperson Jerry PEARLMAN - comments on HDTV's impact upon US.] [During Congress meeting, Representative Edward MARKEY - urges United States business to develop HDTV technology] Options for United States companies in dealing with HDTV dilemma listed on screen. [David Sarnoff Research Center spokesperson James CARNES - says it will take years for technology to become marketable in US.]