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A KODAK MOMENT IN 1960 ~

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Frank Sinatra with then-U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy outside of The
Sands hotel in Las Vegas, Feb. 1960. Kennedy had been staying there 
during a campaign tour.

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BUDDY WAS MARRIED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

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Buddy and his bride Maria Elena

Buddy Holly was married to 25-year-old Maria Elena Santiago, a woman he had
met only two months earlier when she was a receptionist for a New York music
publisher. The wedding took place at the home of Buddy’s parents in Lubbock,
Texas.

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Buddy Holly and Maria Elena with Pastor Ben Johnson (center)

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From left; Peggy Sue, Buddy and Maria and Jerry Allison

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The newlyweds are pictured with Buddy’s parents, Ella and Lawrence
Holley

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

 

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IT’S ROSE MARIE’S 90th BIRTHDAY TODAY!

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Rose Marie played writer Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke
Show, CBS from 1961 to 1966. She had a successful singing
career as child performer, Baby Rose Marie. As a teenager,
she became a nightclub performer before transitioning to
radio as a comedian.

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THE FIRST TV NEWS ANCHORMAN

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Douglas Edwards (July 14, 1917 – October 13, 1990)

Before Walter Cronkite, there was Douglas Edwards. He was chosen to
host CBS’s first nightly news broadcast from 1948 to 1962. The program
was later titled CBS Evening News. Edwards joined CBS Radio in 1942,
eventually becoming anchor for the regular evening newscast The World
Today as well as World News Today on Sunday afternoons. He worked
previously in radio in Atlanta, Georgia and Detroit, Michigan.

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From left: Producer Don Hewitt and Douglas Edwards


Douglas Edwards’ Final CBS Broadcast, April 1, 1988  

 
  

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                 Douglas Edwards on CBS Radio

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