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Edward Murrow - was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. A pioneer of radio and television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of reports on his television program See It Now which helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy. Fellow journalists consider Murrow one of journalism's greatest figures, noting his honesty and integrity in delivering the news.
Fake Radio "War" Stirs Terror Through U.S. (Orson Welles' October 30, 1938 radio adaptation of "The War of the Worlds" caused mass hysteria, convincing thousands of panicked listeners across North America that Earth was being attacked by Mars. Of the countless adaptations made of H.G. Wells 1897 science fiction classic The War of the Worlds over the past century, the one that remains most talked and written about to this day was Orson Welles live radio broadcast on Oct 30, 1938)
Greco-Turkish War (1920)
Hibbing Daily Tribune (recently merged with another local newspaper to form a new one, will be doing less print editions and more online subscriptions..........................unfortunately the way of the world with newspapers)
Calling it a night................................
i - Independent newspaper
Jesse James Assassinated! (On April 3, 1882, Jesse James was shot and killed by Robert Ford, a new recruit to the gang who hoped to collect a reward on James' head and a promised amnesty for his previous crimes. Already a celebrity in life, James became a legendary figure of the Wild West after his death)
Kennedy Assassinated - President John F. Kennedy assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963.
Lindberg Lands In Paris, Tells Own Story of Flight (American pilot Charles A. Lindbergh lands at Le Bourget Field in Paris on May 21, 1927 at 10:22pm, successfully completing the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight and the first ever nonstop flight between New York to Paris. His single-engine monoplane, The Spirit of St. Louis, had lifted off from Roosevelt Field in New York 33 1/2 hours before)
Meet the Press - is a weekly American television news/interview program broadcast on NBC. It is the longest-running program in television history, though the current format bears little resemblance to the debut episode on November 6, 1947. Meet the Press specializes in interviews with leaders in Washington, D.C., across the country and even the world on issues of politics, economics, foreign policy and other public affairs, along with panel discussions that provide opinions and analysis. It originates from NBC's bureau in Washington, D.C. The program has been hosted by 12 different moderators to date, beginning with creator Martha Rountree. The show's moderator since 2014 is Chuck Todd, who also serves as political director for NBC News.
Every Sunday I record and watch this show along with CBS' Face the Nation and ABC's This Week With ... If I could only watch one, this is the one I would watch.
Chuck Todd social-distancing with Dr. Deborah Birx during the pandemic
I think Dr Brix might want to start socially distancing herself from you know who............................
Navy Spurs Amelia Earhart Hunt (In July 1937, U.S. Naval Aviation played a major role in the wide-ranging but ultimately fruitless search for famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan. Amelia Earhart was one of the stars that sparkled in the Golden Age of Aviation and her disappearance in July 1937, has remained one of history’s enduring mysteries)