National Broadcasting Company, Inc., Television 12 Ofjacksonville, Inc., and Wkrg-tv, Inc., Petitioners, v. the Honorable Winston E. Arnow, Chief Judge, United Statesdistrict Court for the Northern District Offlorida, et al., Respondents, 497 F.2d 110 (5th Cir. 1974)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - 497 F.2d 110 (5th Cir. 1974) July 11, 1974

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida; Winston E. Arnow, Chief Judge.

Corydon B. Dunham, Vice Pres. & Gen. Counsel, Nat'l. Broadcasting Co., Inc., New York City, James A. McKenna, Jr., James R. Cooke, Washington, D.C., Floyd Abrams, Eugene R. Scheiman, New York City, W. Spencer Mitchem, Pensacola, Fla., Morton Stavis, Newark, N.J., Doris Peterson, New York City, for Briggs.

Larry G. Turner, Gainesville, Fla., Brady Coleman, Austin, Tex., for Briggs and others.

Talbot D'Alemberte, Miami, Fla., for Columbia.

Elliot Richardson, Atty. Gen., Erwin N. Griswold, Solicitor Gen., U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., William H. Stafford, Jr., U.S. Atty., Pensacola, Fla., for respondents.

Before DYER, MORGAN and RONEY, Circuit Judges.


The petition for mandamus is dismissed as moot.1 


See our companion opinion in United States v. Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 5 Cir., 497 F.2d 102, (No. 73-2602, July 11, 1974)