Waxman Presses NBC on Election-Night Videos

Hearn, Ted
August 2001
Multichannel News;8/6/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p3
Deals with California Representative Henry Waxman's crusade to force NBC to surrender its alleged videotapes taken from the United States presidential election night last November 2000. Rumor that General Electric Co. (GE) chairman Jack Welch inappropriately influenced the network's call of the race; Use of a congressional subpoena; Relationship between GE and NBC; Denial issued by NBC president Andrew Lack.


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