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Children's Ads Controversy #501019

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1979
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(Studio) Controversy over ads aimed at young children outlined. Report on FTC hearing in San Francisco.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Francisco, California) television ads shown. FTC (Federal Trade Commission) staff recommendations, as well as those of consumer groups, about restrictions on ads aimed at children detailed. FTC (Federal Trade Commission) hearing proceedings reported [Consumers Union spokesperson Harry SNYDER - says advertisers have failed to show responsibility in children's ads.] [Kellogg attorney Fred FURTH - responds.] Upcoming hearings here and in Washington, DC said to mean possibly 2 years before FTC (Federal Trade Commission) makes decision.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Davis, Rick
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00:01:50

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