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Eye On America (Television: Real-Life Stories) #348936

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 11, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Hollywood: Richard Threlkeld) Trend in television of making movies based on real-life stories featured; the case of the Amy Fisher shooting and trial cited as an example of how the stories go from real life to the newspapers to the talk shows to television movies. [Tabloid news service's Tom COLBERT - talks about potential movie projects.] [Director Michael RITCHIE, "Los Angeles Times" TV critic Howard ROSENBERG - point out what "based on a true story" means.] [Fisher's lawyer Eric NAIBURG - defends the trend.] [Heart Entertainment's Glenda GRANT - comments on how the system works.]

Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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