Sweepstakes Mailings and Promotions

Witnesses testified that they had been misled by sweepstakes mailings which they believed had confirmed that they had won millions of… read more

Witnesses testified that they had been misled by sweepstakes mailings which they believed had confirmed that they had won millions of dollars. Further, they had purchased many items from the companies in hope that this would increase their chances of winning despite warnings that no purchase was necessary to win. Mr. Hall became emotional while reading his statement and his daughter finished for him. The panel was followed by Mr. Curran and Ms. Tierney who testified about the volume of these mailings and the extent to which they mislead people, especially senior citizens. close

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Program ID:
121687-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 8, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 5, 1999

Airing Details

  • Mar 08, 1999 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 08, 1999 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 08, 1999 | 11:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 1999 | 3:41am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 05, 1999 | 4:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 1999 | 11:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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