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Television Stations / Cigarette Ads. #4657

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 10, 1969
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(Studio) television stations owned by Washington Post say they won't accept any new cigarette commercials after June 1.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) WTOP-TV in Washington, DC and WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida won't write new contracts after June 1. [WTOP-TV John CORPORON - says not easy to strike their business down. Many will disagree with us.] Federal Communications Commission may have cigarette ad. ban in effect by June. Post-Newsweek stations can't be sure of this.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Neither Washington Post or Newsweek to refuse cigarette ads.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank

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