NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 1979
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(Studio) Federal Trade Commission action, allowing physicians to advertise costs and services, reported; present American Medical Association ban noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) ruling examined; role of ban on advertising and high medical costs considered. [American Medical Association attorney Newton MINOW - comments on ruling.] Ads. by doctors in New York City and Chicago noted include radio commercial; ad played. Radio said removing ad after complaints by other physicians. [Dr. Stanley TAUB - comments on ruling.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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