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Campaign `80 / Commoner Ad #796152

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1980
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(Studio: Frank Reynolds) Report introduced.

(Washington: Susan King) The flap over Citizen's Party presidential candidate Barry Commoner’s radio ad featured; ad played; FTC Political Commercials Act quoted; details given of media adviser Bill Zimmerman's rationale for the ad. [ABC broadcast standards and practices spokesperson Alfred SCHNEIDER†, FCC chairperson Charles FERRIS†- offer views.] [COMMONER – says this campaign is a hollow sham.] Lawsuits facing stations refusing to air the ad noted; legal background to situation, involving both comedy routines and Georgia candidate J.B. Stoner, outlined.

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
King, Susan
Duration:
00:02:40

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