January 11, 1985

New York Times reports: “Senator Jesse Helms is helping to organize an effort by conservative investors to buy sufficient stock in CBS to change what the North Carolina Republican says is the “liberal bias” in coverage by CBS news of “political events, personages and views”. The future of CBS is suddenly at stake, and the very existence of that major broadcasting syndicate is in question – which is also the direct threat to Steinway & Sons.