Friday, August 17, 2007
Bay Area media critic Norman Solomon (left) hopes to test federal copyright laws with his new documentary "War Made Easy," which includes TV network news file footage that was used without permission or payment, the Chron reports. Among the unauthorized clips is one of Walter Cronkite (right) on a bombing run over Vietnam in 1965. The former CBS anchor steps out of the plane, turns to a crew member and says, "Well, Colonel, it's a great way to go to war."
Posted by San Francisco Peninsula Press Club at 7:45 AM