A House Hearing is Held on “Home Recording of Copyrighted Works”

by | Apr 12, 1982

The event is to discuss the “issue” with recording live broadcasts for later viewing. Its at this event that Jack Valenti, head of the MPAA, is quoted as saying, I say to you that the VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston strangler is to the woman home alone.”