NIGHTLINE DEBUTED ON THIS DATE IN 1980

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Nightline, or ABC News Nightline is a late-night news program broadcast by
ABC-TV. The original anchor was Ted Koppel (above). Ted had been the State Department news Correspondent for ABC prior to anchoring the program until his retirement in  November 2005. 

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ABC News’ "Nightline" evolved from the ABC News special broadcasts,
"The Iran Crisis: America Held Hostage," which began November 8, 1979.

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Ted Koppel on the Nightline set prior to his retirement
 

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