Wednesday, March 5, 2008

FCC Investigates About '60 Minutes' Blackout

Update: At least they are being investigated and we will see what shakes out. Keep in mind: With out a free press we do not have a free nation.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is investigating why an Alabama television station went dark during a Feb. 24 broadcast of a ''60 Minutes'' installment.

The blackout occurred on WHNT-TV in Huntsville, Ala., during a segment on imprisoned former Gov. Don Siegelman that suggested he was the victim of a Republican conspiracy. The station blamed the outage on equipment failure. read more