230358Z NOV 78
FM NEW YORK (89-495) (P)
TO DIRECTOR FBI (89-4286) PRIORITY
SAN FRANCISCO (PRIORITY)
RENYTELCALL to ASAC Lawler, San Francisco, November 22, 1978, advising him of the following.
[Deleted name], Legal Department, National Broadcasting Company, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York, telephone number [deleted] or [deleted] advised this date, NBC, NYC, has thirteen hours of motion picture filee [likely ‘film”] regarding captioned matter. NBC only has the master copy and a duplicate would cost several thousand dollars to print. NBC’s position as of this date is: 1. They will make this film available for viewing at NBC, NYC; or 2. The government should bear the cost of reproduction. If this alternative is not acceptable, a subpoena duces tecum should be directed to [deleted name] at the
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above NBC corporate address.
[Deleted name] requested the US Attorney, San Francisco, California, telephonically contacted him before obtaining subpoena as NBC and the government may be able to compromise short of NBC trying to quash the subpoena in federal district court. During evening hours and on Thanksgiving Day, [Deleted name] may be reached at his home telephone [number deleted].