Dan Rather’s Witnessed the Change in LGBT in the Media: ‘America Is a Willingness of Heart’

Back in the day, before the internet gave us news in 140 characters and quick soundbites, trusted anchors on network evening news broadcasts were our primary source (with newspapers) for keeping us informed with what was going on in the world. By the time Dan Rather took over the anchor’s desk from the retiring Walter Cronkite in 1981, he […]

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Dan Rather to Host JFK Assassination Special for AXS TV

By Tim Kenneally Dan Rather might have been shut out of CBS’s coverage of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, but he’ll still have his say on the matter. Rather, who was on the scene in Dallas when Kennedy was killed and was the first reporter to confirm Kennedy’s death, will offer […]

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NBC Adds ‘Nightline’ Veteran to Brian Williams’ Newsmagazine

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Williams’ NBC newsmagazine continues to add top talent as it approaches a Halloween night debut. NBC said Wednesday that TV veteran Tom Bettag (beh-TAG’) is joining “Rock Center” as a segment producer. Bettag was the executive producer of “Nightline” with Ted Koppel and before that ran the “CBS Evening News” […]

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Terrorist Attacks: A Universal Television Event

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — The first indication of the horrors to come was a single camera shot that suddenly appeared on television sets throughout the world: a skyscraper bathed in the morning sun, smoke pouring from a ragged hole in its side. The images grew even worse, as the entire […]

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