NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 09, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Mike Jensen) Corporation unrest at CBS following takeover attempts of Ted Turner, Jesse Helms and others explained; scenes shown. Roles of CBS chairperson Thomas Wyman and Loews Corporation chairperson Laurence Tisch noted. [Analyst John REIDY - cites network's falling ratings.] Bill Moyers' criticism of CBS, in "Newsweek "interview, quoted on screen; Andy Rooney quoted on screen. [Former CBS president Arthur TAYLOR - regrets network's decline.] CBS response quoted on screen. Possible takeover bids by Westinghouse, Walt Disney Productions or Philip Morris noted.
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