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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Hollywood: Bill Lagattuta) Controversy over x-rating system for movies featured; scenes shown from not-yet-released film "Life is Cheap, But Toilet Paper is Expensive", which has been given an x-rating for violent scenes. [Director Wayne WANG - explains what getting an x- rating does.] [Miramax Films Russell SCHWARTZ - comments.] Reaction of Motion Picture Association of America president Jack Valenti to idea of revising movie ratings system noted. ["Los Angeles Times" film critic Charles CHAMPLIN - comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lagattuta, Bill

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