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Ptv / Carnegie Commission Report #501263

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 30, 1979
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(Studio) Carnegie Cmsn.'s 1st report on television noted to have resulted in Public Television Act, creating public television as it's now known. Cmsn.'s new report, called "A Public Trust", reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Early days of PTV described and its growth detailed. Photos shown. New Carnegie Commission report said to call for many changes. [Commission chairperson William McGILL - comments.] Details of commission recommendations given. Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and "The Dick Cavett Show" mentioned. Role of Congress in future of PTV noted.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

(Studio) Other details of report given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Jensen, Mike

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