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NEW HOST DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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Jack Paar replaced Walter Cronkite as host of "The Morning Show"
on CBS-TV.

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Singer Julius La Rosa, left, makes a guest appearance on “The
Morning Show” with host Jack Paar.

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Anchorman Walter Cronkite, host of CBS Television’s ‘The
Morning Show,’ with his daily guest, Charlemane the lion,
one of the Bill and Cora Baird Puppets.

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PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

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On this day in 1939, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini signed a
military alliance between Germany and Italy known as the "Pact
of Steel."

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Nazi Germany’s Adolf Hitler and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

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President Richard Nixon became the first U.S. president to visit
Russia on this day in 1972. He met with Soviet leader Leonid
Brezhnev.

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In Birmingham, AL. on this day in 2002, a jury convicted former Ku
Klux Klansman Bobby Frank Cherry (above) of murder in the 1963
church bombing that killed four girls shown on the memorial below.

(AP Photo/The Birmingham News)

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Johnny Carson hosted NBC’s "Tonight Show" for the last time on
this day in 1992. He had been host for 30 years.

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Laurence Kerr Olivier (Baron Olivier)  (May 22, 1907 – July 11, 1989)

English actor and director Laurence Olivier who, along with his
contemporaries
Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated
the
British stage of the mid-20th century. He also worked in films
throughout his career, playing more than fifty cinema roles. Late
in his career, he had considerable success in television roles.

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AMONG SOME GREAT MEMORIES

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The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon
was an annual event held
on the eve of and during the
Labor Day holiday to raise money for the
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). The show was founded and
hosted by actor and comedian
Jerry Lewis, who hosted the broadcast
from its 1966 inception until 2010. We recently lost Jerry on August
20. He was 91 years old.

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SERIES DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1952

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This Is Your Life is a reality documentary series broadcast on NBC-TV
from 1952 to 1961. It was originally hosted by its creator and producer
Ralph Edwards. In the show, the host would surprise guests and then
proceed to take them through their lives in front of an audience that
included special guest appearances by colleagues, friends and family.

Edwards revived the show in 1971-72, while Joseph Campanella hosted
a version in 1983. Edwards returned for some specials in the late 1980s,
before his death in 2005.

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Ralph Livingstone Edwards
(June 13, 1913 – November 16, 2005)

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SPORTS BROADCASTER HAS DIED AT 61


John Peterson Saunders (February 2, 1955 – August 10, 2016)

(AP) – ESPN announced today that sportscaster John Saunders, who has
hosted "The Sports Reporters" for the last 15 years, has died. A cause of
death was not announced.

Saunders joined ESPN in 1986. He did play-by-play on various sports, 
hosted NHL Stanley Cup Final coverage and World Series coverage
and hosted studio shows for baseball, college football and college
basketball.

Saunders took over as host of "The Sports Reporters," a Sunday
morning staple of ESPN programming, after Dick Schaap died in
2001. Saunders played the role of calm traffic cop on the panel
show that features three sports journalists volleying opinions on
the top sports news of the day.

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