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Iraq War / Radio #726151

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 14, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The selling of patriotism and protests through radio broadcasts featured; details given about the backlash from the Dixie Chicks’ lead singer’s public criticism of President Bush and about criticism of Clear Channel Communications for using rallies for America to influence policy; Clear Channel’s response quoted. [Fort Wayne, Indiana, Majic† 95 program director Barb RICHARDS‡- says our focus is patriotism.] [Radio consultant Mike McVAY††- says our position is “endorse America.”] [Radio analyst‡ John MOSS‡- talks about the Dixie Chicks controversy.] [Pacifica Radio Network executive director Dan COUGHLIN†- says the anti-war network’s revenues are growing since the war began.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne

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