CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 01, 1980
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(Studio) "Love of Life's" appearance on television in 1951 recalled; other historical events occurring the same day listed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
("Rosehill, New York") "Rosehill, New York," and characters in the soap opera recalled, named; scenes shown. Evolution of successful soap opera formula, from 19th century English serials through comic books, radio outlined; results of study with regard to number of sex-related episodes in current serial detailed. "Love of Life's" ratings difficulties examined; scenes shown. [Director Larry AUERBACH - comments on switch in time spots and consequences.] [Sammy DAVIS, Junior - regrets loss of show.] [Mrs. Carolyn GITMAN - comments.] ["Bruce Sterling"/ Ron TOMME, "Vanessa Sterling"/ Audrey PETERS, AUERBACH - comment.] Tony Bennett's recording of "We'll Be Together Again," heard, commented on.
REPORTER: Jeff Greenfield
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