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(Studio: Scott Pelley) A look back at CBS News on the 50th anniversary of the first 30-minute broadcast presented; footage shown, including Walter Cronkite’s interview with President John F. Kennedy; photo shown of the control room in Grand Central Terminal. [Producer Sandy SOKOLOW– recalls the phone call from former Kennedy press secretary Pierre Salinger accusing Cronkite of distorting what the president said by faulty editing.] [Director Eric SHAPIRO- shows where broadcasters would run from the newsroom to the studio.] [Historian Douglas BRINKLEY- comments on the significance of the visuals.] [Journalist Marvin KALB- talks about the impact of the expanded show on the reporters.] NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.
- Pelley, Scott
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