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TELEVISION JOURNALIST HAS DIED AT 82

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Bernard Shaw (May 22, 1940 – September 7, 2022)

Shaw was an journalist and news anchor for CNN from 1980 until
his retirement in March 2001. Prior to his time at CNN, he was a
reporter and anchor for
WNUS, Westinghouse Broadcasting, CBS
News
, and ABC News.

Bernard Shaw died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. after
contracting pneumonia.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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William (Billy) Martin Joel is 73 years old today.      
  

Billy Joel, nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his first single and
signature song of the same name
as well as the similarly named
1973 album, he has led a commercially successful career as a
solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 studio albums
from 1971 to 1993 as well as one studio album in 2001.

He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as 
the seventh-best-selling recording artist and the fourth-best-
selling solo artist in the
U.S.
with over 160 million records sold
worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2,
is one of the
best-selling albums in the United States.
(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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George Burns (born Nathan Birnbaum)
(January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)

George Burns has three stars on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame
: a motion pictures star at 1639 Vine
Street
, a television star at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard,
and a live performance star. Burns is also a member
of the
Television Hall of Fame, where he and Gracie
Allen
were both inducted in 1988.

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The Famous comedy duo of George Burns and Gracie Allen.

George Burns & Gracie Allen were not only
married in real life, their work from the
mid-1930s through the mid-1950s made them
one of the biggest comedy duos in Hollywood.

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LONGTIME FOX NEWS ANCHOR IS LEAVING

Chris Wallace Says Sunday Show Audience Isn't the Biggest, But 'It's One of  the Most Influential'

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran anchor Chris Wallace signed off his
"Fox News Sunday" show after 18 years to join CNN’s new
streaming service, dealing a blow to Fox’s news operation at a
time its opinion side has become preeminent.

CNN’s announcement that Wallace will join CNN+ as an anchor
came within two hours of his last Fox show. The streaming
service is expected to debut in early 2022.

Chris Wallace signs off 'Fox News Sunday' for a the last time
Chris Wallace signs off news show for the last time.



 

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WHEN THE NEWS WAS WORTH WATCHING

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From left: Chet Huntley (December 10, 1911 – March 20, 1974).
David Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003).

 

 

The Huntley–Brinkley Report (sometimes known as The Texaco
Huntley–Brinkley Report
for one of its early sponsors) was a
evening news program that aired on
NBC from October 29, 1956,
to July 31, 1970. It was anchored by
Chet Huntley in New York
City
, and David Brinkley in Washington, D.C. It succeeded the
Camel News Caravan, anchored by
John Cameron Swayze. The
program ran for 15 minutes at its inception but expanded to 30
minutes on September 9, 1963, exactly a week after the CBS
Evening News
with Walter Cronkite did so. (From Wikipedia)

 

RetroNewsNow on Twitter: "DEBUT: 'The Huntley-Brinkley Report' premiered 62 years ago, October 29, 1956, on NBC… "


David Brinkley on the Washington Studio set.

 

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1960

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Chet Huntley in New York.

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