Category Archives: Classic News

Rob Atsea: NBC News Update With Jessica Savitch- Easter 1979

“Jessica Savitch, was NBC Nightly News’s weekend anchor in the late 1970s and early 1980s, before she tragically died in I believe 1983. Sh…” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Jessica Savitch, was NBC Nightly News’s … Continue reading

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Michaels Backporch: Video: NBC Nightly News: Charles Manson Family Trial 1970-71

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I couldn’t dream up a stranger trial than the Manson Family trial of the 1970s. It’s not just that you had so-called Hippies involved, except for Charlie Manson … Continue reading

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David Von Pein: NBC News’s David Brinkley on JFK Assassination, November 23, 1963

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I think what David Brinkley was getting at with what is my limited ability for mind reading that I have is that the country was in shock. Or at least … Continue reading

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NBC News: NBC Nightly News’s Don Harris- Howard Jarvis, Jerry Brown & the 1978 California State Election

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat The mid and late 1970s was a very rough time for America economically and 1978 is a perfect example of that and with California being the largest state in the union, … Continue reading

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NBC News: Election Night 1978- November 7th, 1978: Short Video

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Some local New York State elections courtesy of WNBC-TV in New York City, which is naturally the NYC NBC affiliate there. Followed by NBC News coverage of some governors races … Continue reading

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Na Radio Asami: Video: NBC Nightly News With John Chancellor and David Brinkley From 1978: Early Days of The Onion News Network?

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Some of these stories sounded like the could’ve been written by The Onion. Like the anti-busing advocate in Boston losing her City Council seat. Politicians collecting public assistance. … Continue reading

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