AGTA responds to Dateline There has been considerable concern within the last few days regarding the consequences of the Dateline show “Romancing the Stone,” which aired on Nov. 21 on NBC. We all were disappointed with the content of the show, as well as the timing. While there are numerous points of dispute over the content of the program, I think we must keep in mind the nature of the beast with which we are dealing. Dateline is a “newsmagazine” format show which tends to sensationalize issues, make selective presentations of facts and rely heavily on emotional content rather than an objective reporting of the facts. This does not, however, lessen the show’s potential impact on our businesses. Please understand that the office of the AGTA and the Board of Directors has been aware from the beginning that the show was in the offing, and we tried repeatedly to be allowed t

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