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Telecommunications Bill / Deregulation #361070

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 12, 1995
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(New York: Edie Magnus) House and Senate negotiators' effort to deregulate the telecommunications industry that would effect what is seen on television, how it gets piped into homes and what the new costs will be featured; interest group pressure to kill the bill outlined. [Bell Atlantic Video services Frank PEREIRA - gives a sales pitch for Stargazer.] [Senator Larry PRESSLER - says it will be a new era.] [Consumers Union Gene KIMMELMAN - says the reality is consolidation, fewer choices and higher rates.] President Clinton's threat to veto the bill stated.

Reporter(s):
Magnus, Edie;
Zahn, Paula
Duration:
00:02:40

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