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TELEVISION JOURNALIST TURNED 49 TODAY

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                                                 Megyn Marie Kelly
   

Journalist and former corporate defense attorney Megyn Kelly was a anchor
at
Fox News from 2004 to 2017, and a talk show host and news correspondent
with
NBC News from 2017 to 2018.

Fox News host Megyn Kelly is known for her work on America Live and
America’s Newsroom. She hosted The Kelly File from 9 to 10 p.m. EST on weekdays. She began hosting Megyn Kelly Today on NBC in 2017.

Kelly played field hockey, basketball, and was a cheerleader in high school.

She practiced law for nearly a decade before finding success in broadcast journalism.

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February, 2016

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COMEDIAN RIP TAYLOR IS DEAD AT 84

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Charles Elmer "Rip" Taylor Jr. (January 13, 1935 – October 6, 2019)


(FoxNews) – Rip Taylor, the zany
comedian who was a television and
nightclub mainstay for over six decades, has died.

Publicist Harlan Boll said Taylor died Sunday in Beverly Hills. The
cause of death was unclear.

Taylor first worked as a congressional page before serving in the
Army during the Korean War. His showbiz ascent started with
spots on "The Ed Sullivan Show," where he was known as the
"crying comedian."
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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On this day in 1962, Johnny Carson began hosting the “Tonight”
show on NBC television. He was introduced by Groucho Marx
(left) who warmed up the audience with a 15-minute monologue.

Jack Paar was the previous host of the show. Carson stayed with
the late night talk show for nearly 30 years. 

Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon in The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)

Johnny Carson with second banana Ed McMahon (left).

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Talk show host Johnny Carson wipes his eye after
watching a series of clips from earlier shows during
the last taping of the "Tonight Show" in 1992.

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BROADCAST JOURNALIST HAS DIED AT 75

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Cokie Roberts (Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts) (December 27, 1943 – September 17, 2019)

NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up
to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over
several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from
breast cancer.

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Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts anchor "This Week" on ABC,
Jan. 23, 1997.

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FIRST TIME COAST TO COAST ON THIS DAY IN 1951

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President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation in the first
live, coast-to-coast television broadcast. (AP)


On September 4, 1951, President Harry S. Truman’s opening speech before a conference in San Francisco was broadcast across the nation, marking the
first time a TV program was broadcast from coast to coast. The speech
focused on Truman’s acceptance of a treaty that officially ended America’s
post-
World War II occupation of Japan.

According to the CBS television network, the broadcast, via then-state-of-the-
art microwave technology, was picked up by 87 stations in 47 cities.

U.S. President Truman addresses the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco. Truman Library
U.S. President Truman addresses the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco.

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