NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 30, 1971
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(Studio) Anchorman Walter Cronkite testifies on freedom of press before Senator Sam J. Ervin, Junior's sub-committee. Cronkite calls government control broadcasting intimidation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Cronkite says broadcasting not free; at mercy of pols. and bureaucrats; says Federal Communications Commission can harass local broadcasters. [CRONKITE - says networks rich and powerful. We can handle intimidation; smaller stations can't. Phone calls from Washington, DC disturb them. They let stories go due to intimidation.]
REPORTER: Paul Duke
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