ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 18, 1983
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(Studio) Supreme Court reported hearing arguments today on Betamax case, involving home video recorders and possible infringement of copyright law.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(DC) Movie industry's opposition to home video recordings as intruding on their profits examined; "Star Wars" cited as example Scenes shown courtesy 20th Century Fox. Argument presented by Universal Studios attorney Stephen Kroft and apparent reaction of Justices Sandra O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell quoted on screen. [Sony Corporation attorney Dean DUNLAVEY - defs. home recordings.] Possible outcome of case considered.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien Artist: Freda Reiter
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