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The Congressional Record Reports #497961

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 02, 1978
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(Studio) "Congressional Record's" alleged report of everything that is said on floors of both hses. of Congress and, in reality, the editing of these things noted. Report is on effort to make "Record" more truthful.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Cost of "Record" listed. Audio tape played. [Senator William SCOTT - asks that information he's about to give be put in "Record" as if read in full.] Practices of changing congress statements in "Record" and of padding it with other information outlined. sketches New practice to begin of "bulleting" words not spoken by congmen. with dot on page beside them. Details of this practice given.
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee Unsigned

Brinkley, David;
Ellerbee, Linda

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