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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Detroit: Bob Faw) Black ministers across United States reported whitewashing billboards that advertise products that are harmful; details given, scenes shown of the painting over of a liquor billboard. [In New York, Reverend Calvin BUTTS - explains plan.] [Dallas County, Texas, commissioner John Wiley PRICE - comments on his arrest for painting over an offensive sign.] [In Detroit, Michigan, Roberta Tinsley WILLIAMS - says people suffer because of advertising of products that are harmful.] Majority of billboards noted in poor neighborhoods. [Scenic America's Edward McMAHON - criticizes billboard advertising.] [Tobacco Institute's Walker MERRYMAN - defends advertising.] [Outdoor Advertising Association president Roland McELROY - says elimination of billboards is unconstitutional.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) president Benjamin HOOKS - comments on situation.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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