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Elec. Year / Network Projections #535666

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Criticism over network projections of election results examined; last week's projections prior to closing of polls in Iowa cited as example [Representative Timothy WIRTH - accuses network of damaging democrat process in Iowa.] Network projections explained, discussed. [NBC News executive vice president Tom PETTIT - opposes suppression.] [WIRTH - responds.] [PETTIT - claims democratic society rests on principle of free access to facts.] [Turner Broadcasting System, Inc president Ted TURNER - claims money rather than journalism is determining factor in news depts.] Responses of ABC, CBS and NBC in light of tomorrow's New Hampshire primary outlined.
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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