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Eye On America (Junk Mail) #341180

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Frank Currier) Junk mail featured; post office scenes shown. [Nine PEOPLE - comment on junk mail.] [New York attorney general Robert ABRAMS - talks about role of computers in junk mail distribution.] [President, Metromail, Jim McQUAID - says there's no ulterior motive for information collection.] [Publisher, "The Privacy Journal" Robert Ellis SMITH - says people should refuse giving phone numbers.] Excerpts shown from Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes and American Family Publishers Sweepstakes commercials; junk mail revolts in south Florida, Boston, and Los Angeles detailed. [Florida attorney general Robert BUTTERWORTH - comments on possible consumer fraud.] [Recycler Bill COURIER - talks about organizations who still send mail to his deceased mother-in-law.]

Reporter(s):
Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:30

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