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Recording Ind. / Payola Scandal #566146

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1989
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(Studio: Mary Alice Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Brian Ross) Recording industry payola scandal examined; details given of music executive Joseph Isgro's arrest on payola, cocaine distribution and tax chgs., scenes shown. CBS Records executive Raymond Anderson noted also indicted; singer Bruce Springsteen's songs noted among those played as result of payola. Scope of investigation and Justice Department's lack of cooperation in issuing of subpoenas for music industry execs. noted. FCC official quoted with regard to other possible indictments in case.

Reporter(s):
Ross, Brian;
Williams, Mary Alice
Duration:
00:02:30

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