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A lot of our affiliates were up in arms because they got pressure from their local advertisers
and in some of their communities the leadership of the community felt that we were too
liberal, and the affiliate was under attack locally. This wasn't a situation where we
controlled all of our outlets. Obviously, with over a hundred stations, and the law only
allowed us to own five of them ourselves, we had a lot of people who had their licenses at
stake, if the Commission decided that they were in trouble. Our licenses were at stake too --
So you were receiving some pressure from the FCC.
Well, I mean, were you receiving pressure from --
We had pressure from everybody.
From Washington as well as advertisers.
Oh, certainly. Sure.
And what form did that pressure take?
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