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(Studio) Supreme Court reported hearing arguments today on Betamax case pitting Sony Corp. against movie industry over issue of home video recorders' possible infringement of copyright laws.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Background to case recalled; opposing arguments presented Supreme Court today outlined. Reactions of Justices Warren Burger, Sandra O'Connor and remarks of movie industry attorney Stephen -Kroft outlined. [Sony attorney Dean DUNLAVEY - defs. home video recording.] [Motion Picture Association spokesperson Jack VALENTI - notes copyright fees for books, albums, etc.] Congress action noted ultimately resolving dispute.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Betty Wells
- Mudd, Roger;
- Stern, Carl
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