NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 02, 1981
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(Studio) Item on financial Public Broadcasting Service introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) 1963 tape shown of Julia Child program. Current Julia Child broadcast shown. [CHILD - speaks of public television and effect of Reagan cuts on poor and rural.] Workings of PBS detailed. All bdcsts. said product by others. variety noted. Role of Corporation for Public Bdcsting. noted. 2/3 of PBS money said coming from fed., state, and local govts. Effect of proposed cuts on arts noted. Natl. Endowment for Arts and National Endowment for Humanities mentioned. [WTVS Detroit Jack CALDWELL and WGBH Boston Sam TYLER - talk of cut effects.] Corporation for Public Bdcsting. said resigned to cuts. [Public Bdcsting. System Lawrence GROSSMAN - predicts survival.] Commercials on PBS said considered by some.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson