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Alabama / Pornography / Cable Television #332807

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 02, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Application in Alabama of local obscenity law to satellite cable television programming by Home Dish Satellite Corporation featured. [Montgomery County, Alabama, district attorney Jimmy EVANS - says we want state obscenity law enforced.] Evans noted wanting New York Governor Mario Cuomo to extradite company officials for trial in Alabama. [Home Dish president Jeffrey YOUNGER - says we were put out of business.] Nationwide implications of Alabama case explained. [Home Dish attorney Paul SHERMAN - comments. [Satellite Broadcasting Communications Association Mark ELLISON - says there are implications for other services, such as HBO and Showtime.] [ACLU Norman SIEGEL - says Americans may not have the option to determine for themselves what to watch.]

Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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