NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 23, 1971
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(Studio) Federal Communications Commission drops American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) rate investigation for lack of funds and manpower. FCC member Nicholas Johnson dissents.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(DC) Chmn. Dean Burch votes for drop of investigation. [BURCH - cites inadequate budget, staff.] [JOHNSON - government dominated by industry] 200 persons needed for proper investigation.
REPORTER: Paul Duke
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