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A Closer Look (Controversial Commentary) #738850

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The resignation of Rush Limbaugh from his ESPN football job after criticizing the media for praising a black pro football quarterback noted.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) Limbaugh's conservative & combustible language on radio examined; Limbaugh quoted about the U.N. & black Americans. ["Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot" author Al FRANKEN†- explains radio's appeal.] [Michigan Michael TRAUGOTT†- comments on Limbaugh's audiences.] [In Philadelphia, LIMBAUGH - says he loves radio.] [WOMAN - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage on "Nightline" noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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