CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 17, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Chicago: Bob McNamara) Daytime talk shows where people sell their privacy for money and a real-life murder by one talk show participant of another examined; scenes shown of incognizant individuals practicing self-debasement and humiliating others. [PARTICIPANTS - scream at each other.] [Talk show host Jenny JONES - offers a disclaimer concerning the murder between former guests.] [Talk show host Jerry SPRINGER - defends his turpitude.] [Daily talk show viewers Tonya COLLIER, Sharon McMAHON, HOST - comment.] [Sociologist Vicki YAPP - says the guests are being stripped for the amusement of others; comments on the degradation of public norms and decency.]
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