NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Boston, Massachusetts) Opening of Vanessa Redgrave's suit against Boston Symphony Orchestra for allegedly violating her civil rights (due to her support of PLO) in withdrawing their invitation to her to appear as narrator reported; background to suit reviewed. Scenes from Julia shown. [REDGRAVE - explains basis of her suit.] Orchestra's attorney reported claiming contract was canceled due to threats from Jewish Defense League and others; testimony of director Peter Sellars quoted. [Orchestra attorney Robert SULLIVAN - feels audience was at risk if Redgrave appeared.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs Artist: Joe Connoly
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