NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 28, 1971
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(Studio) ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) report states government officials' attacks on news media constitute attempt to subvert 1st Amendment.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Senator Sam J. Ervin, Junior holds hearings concerning press freedom. [Norman E. ISAACS - says Nixon administration accuses press of being elitist as if newspapers were trying to lead United States astray; difficulty in rpting. Attica prison riot calls for examination of official conduct; administration determined to lower public regard for press, force news media into subservient role.]
REPORTER: Paul Duke
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