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FCC Crackdown Feared over 'Private Ryan' Broadcast

NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Day to Day television critic Andrew Wallenstein about the decision of some ABC affiliates not to air the network's Veterans Day broadcast of the film Saving Private Ryan. Wallenstein says those decisions reflect the anxiety of station owners over the Federal Communications Commission's crackdown on indecency.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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