THE TODAY SHOW PREMIERED ON THIS DATE IN 1952

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The Today show is a morning news and talk show. It was the first of its  
genre when it signed on with original host Dave Garroway,above. Dave,
a former radio personality, was host of the series until 1961. The show
was the idea of, then NBC-TV vice-president Sylvester “Pat”  Weaver,
the father of actress Sigourney Weaver. The Today Show is the fourth-
longest running TV series.

dave G. on NBC radio 
      Dave Garroway on NBC radio

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