× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Washington Star #518106

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 23, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) "Washington Star" reported closing soon; details given. "Washington Post" noted only remaining capital newspaper.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Importance of 2 papers to nation's capital noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Time, Incorporated president J. Richard MUNRO - explains decision to close "Star."] Paper's financial problems discussed. [Columnists Jack GERMOND, Mary McGRORY - comment on their anger.] Criticism of editor Murray Gart recalled. [Pol. cartoonist Pat OLIPHANT - equates situation with boarding the Titanic.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) No. of major United States cities with only 1 newspaper mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Mudd, Roger

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.