ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 05, 1985
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(Studio) New York Republican Representative George Clark's offer of financial assistance to accused New York City subway shooting gunman Bernhard Goetz noted. Intro. given to commentary with regard to media coverage and reporters reactions to this story; commentator noted to be media analyst.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan
(Studio) Media coverage outlined; films, tapes and photos shown, include "This Week with David Brinkley", WRG/The McLaughlin Group, Post-Newsweek/Agronsky and Company, and CNN. [PBS commentator Hodding CARTER - comments on vigilante activities.] [Syndicated columnist Pat BUCHANAN - comments.] [Syndicated columnist Carl ROWAN - comments.] Scenes from movies "Deadline USA" (20th Century Fox) and "It Happened One Night" (RCA-Columbia Pictures) shown. Difference in reporters in years past and now noted. Commentary with regard to journalists' obligations in rpting. on such events as New York City subway shootings given. Recent attack on CBS reporter mentioned.
REPORTER: Jeff Greenfield
(Studio) Anchor and reporter discuss issue.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan, Jeff Greenfield