Search the Archive

Gambling / National Policy #488827

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 23, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Chairperson of Commission on the Review of National Policy Toward Gambling says legalized gambling may be inevitable.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Commission finds that 2/3 of American adults gamble. Legalized gambling has incrd. illegal gambling. Gambling probably not lifeblood of organized crime butit'sso widespread that law enforcement representatives can't do anything about it. [Chairperson Gambling Commission Charles MORIN - says gambling adds to corruption of local police forces. Legalization becoming inevitable due to that factor.] Morin says winnings from legalized gambling should be made tax-free to make it more attractive.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Chancellor, John;
Quinn, Charles

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.