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Hollywood / Writers’ Strike #949548

FNC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 04, 2007
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(Studio: Laurie Dhue) The last-minute meeting between Hollywood studios and writers of television shows and movies in an effort to prevent a writers’ strike over profits from DVD and Internet sales noted.

(Los Angeles: Ed Laskos) Both sides of the writers’ strike examined; statement from the AMPTP president Nick Counter† quoted on screen. [WGA president Patric VERRONE†- announces the vote to call a strike; comments on economic damage.] [WGA Michael WINDHIP†- says there is still time to make a deal.] [Writers Shane SCHEPPS†, Doug EBOCH†, voice of writer/producer John BOWMAN†- comment.]

(Studio: Laurie Dhue) The impact of the 1988 writers’ strike noted.

Dhue, Laurie;
Laskos, Ed

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