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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 01, 1980
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(Studio) Fulltime cable television news network reported beginning operation out of Atlanta today.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Atlanta, Georgia) Cable News Network examined; number of cable systems subscribing to service noted. Network noted brainchild of Atlanta Braves owner and America's Cup yachtsman Ted Turner. Details given. [TURNER - comments.] President of CNN, Reese Schonfeld, noted recently manager of Independent television News Service. [SCHONFELD - comments.] Turner quoted with regard to end of world.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Jones, Kenley;
Savitch, Jessica

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