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1965-03-03, CBS, 29 min.
Malcolm X, Walter Cronkite, Elizabeth Taylor, Jimmy Hoffa, Neil Strausser, Roger Mudd, Robert Kennedy, Ralph Abernathy, Bill Plante, Jimmie Lee Jackson, Billy Sol Estes, Dave Duggan, Gaston Sanz

Coverage of yesterday's raid in North Vietnam, third suspect arrested in death of Malcolm X, Bill Plante reports from Selma, Alabama on murder of Jimmie Lee Jackson two weeks ago, Reverand Ralph Abernathy gives eulogy.
Other news: Red China's hold on Africa getting larger
In East Berlin: underground nuclear tests, approval of disarmament bill, Roger Mudd reports on Robert Kennedy's investigation of Jimmy Hoffa which is called "unfair", Neil Strausser interview with RFK, military pay raise, study on dangers of pesticides, Dave Duggan story on antiquated Atlas missiles, Elizabeth Taylor's chauffer, Gaston Sanz, strikes and kills 78-year-old woman while driving her from Dublin airport. Taylor issues statement to police. Report on minute man missiles, latest on Billy Sol Estes, 
Walter Cronkite sign off "and that's the way it is, March 3rd, 1965." 

Host: Walter Cronkite

Commercials included. Marlboro commercial with music included.                                                                                      
1965-03-06, CBS, min.
Harry Reasoner, Charles Collingwood, William Fulbright, Nelson Benton, Bill Plante

From CBS radio news: Conversation  with Charles Collingwood on South Vietnam. US wants to negotiate with North Vietnam to be more involved with future approach to war. US not facing catastrophic situation as French did in 1954, real problem is creating seeds of a viable society. Report on civil rights, Bill Plante reports on economic progress in Selma, Alabama, "America First" speech by Senator William Fulbright, Nelson Benton reports from New Orleans, controversy over airline entertainment on board TWA flight. 

Harry Reasoner host.                      
1968-04-05, ABC/NBC/CBS, 52 min.
David Brinkley, Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley, Bob Hope, Jacqueline Kennedy, Julian Barber, Dan Rather, Steve Rowan, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Eric Sevareid, Lyndon B. Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, Ralph Abernathy, Peter Burns, John Hart, Carl Stokes, Robert F. Kennedy

News report of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from WTOP-TV(CBS) Washington D.C. by Julian Barber. There is an NBC News bulletin and special report with further details including news of King's death. An ABC bulletin is heard interrupting regular broadcasting, announcing the tragic death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Joined in progress, late reports from Dan Rather on a CBS News Special Report. In a previous speech King is heard, reminding his followers that to put one's life on the line for what is just and righteous is to place oneself in danger, but the risks must be taken. 

Another extensive CBS TV NEWS SPECIAL REPORT from Washington DC is telecast preempting regular programming the evening of April 4, 1968.

 Walter Cronkite relays the latest news from Memphis, Tennessee where King was pronounced dead one hour after he was shot. Cronkite recounts a brief biographic report on King; his early life, his rise to fame, and the influences he has had promoting non-violent activates. Wires are read from shocked dignitaries. President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks live to the American people requesting all Americans to work together for peace and solidarity. Via video tape, Vice President Hubert Humphrey reflects on this tragedy and gives praise to the work which King has done and to his non-violent philosophy for acquiring freedom and civil rights for all people. 

On the following day, April 5, CBS EVENING NEWS with WALTER CRONKIITE.  

Dan Rather reports concerning the racial looting which has occurred. Ike Pappas reports from Memphis Tennessee. He states that at 2:06pm Dr. King walked on to his hotel balcony. 200 hundred feet away across the balcony one shot rang out and the assassin disappeared.  Steve Rowan from Memphis reports of looting and chaos during the day. Officers in gas masks. Fires everywhere. A number of Negroes taken into custody. National Guard requested and called in near the White House. Incidents of looting in Detroit, Boston, and in the states of  Tennessee, Colorado and North Carolina. A national day of mourning is reported by Dan Rather. President Johnson again talks to the American people requesting unity. Additional reports from Memphis come from Ike Pappas who states that King walked to railing at his hotel at 3:06pm. 200 feet away a single shot rang out, and the shooter disappeared. Bill Plante reports from Memphis related to  the emotions felt.. Prayers from Dr. Ralph Abernathy are heard. From Atlanta, a report detailing the return of King's body to Georgia. Peter Burns reports on funeral arrangements. From Cleveland, John Hart reports; we hear statements from Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Carl Stokes.

 From the HUNTLEY BRINKLEY REPORT(NBC), Chet Huntley and David Brinkley inform on the latest development regarding looting and violence in many states including Detroit, Greensboro, and Chicago. Federal troops ordered into the streets. All schools closed. Four deaths reported. Hundreds arrested in Detroit. Guard troops deployed in Nashville, Tennessee and in Chicago.

On CBS EVENING NEWS, Eric Sevareid comments on the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King.   
He states, "never before has this nation gone into a proclaimed mourning, its flag everywhere at half staffed over the death of  a private citizen. And this man was a descendent of slaves."      

Walter Cronkite concludes with his signature sign off,
"And that's the way it is, April 5th, 1968. This is Walter Cronkinte. Good Night."                           
1968-04-05, CBS, 30 min.
Jacqueline Kennedy, Harry Reasoner, Dan Rather, Steve Rowan, Roger Mudd, Nelson Benton, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, John Hart, Carl Stokes, Dr Martin Luther King, Whitney Young, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Mayor Richard M. Daley, Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Eric Severeid, Coretta King, Jeb Duvall

Anchor newsman Harry Reasoner examines the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King and the aftermath that has followed a day later.

Harry Reasoner reports on 40 cities across the nation where much domestic disturbance has erupted causing the National Guard to be deployed. We hear prior speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King proclaiming that he will not use violence to protest all that is evil in the country. 

President Lyndon Johnson speaks to the American people. He implores that blacks and whites must come together to fill the void of Dr. King whose voice has been stilled.

Reports of 3000 National Guardsman deployed to Detroit where one person has been killed. Major looting and fires everywhere. 2000 National Guardsman deployed to Boston. State of emergency in Washington DC where Steve Rowan reports major destruction and looting, some by children. Police officers attempt to curtail violence. 

Nelson Benton reports of 100 fires only blocks from the White House. Three deaths reported. 4000 National Guardsman deployed.  

Dan Rather reports from Washington D.C. President Johnson meets with 21 civil rights leaders at the White House this morning. Mourning in the afternoon at the National Cathedral.

In Chicago, 6000 National Guardsman have taken up position. Jeb Duvall reports. Two negroes killed by snipers. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley appeals for all people to protect the
city of Chicago. 

From Memphis Tennessee Ike Pappas reports and reconstructs the assassination. He states that Dr. King emerged from his room #306 and on the balcony leaned over to talk to others below. From a bathroom window across from the balcony, only 200 feet away the assailant fired one shot striking King in the neck, and fled. Also reporting from Memphis is Bill extended report of Coretta King arriving at the Memphis airport, and the procession arriving at the funeral home. People line the streets. 

Reverend Ralph Abernathy states that Dr. Martin Luther King believed in non-violence. Tuesday will be his Funeral. There is a message from Jacqueline Kennedy. 

John Hart reports from Cleveland Ohio. Mayor Carl Stokes states that nobody can kill an idea or ideal which Dr. King represented, and whose message will continue to live in this city. 

Whitney Young addresses the question of who will replace Dr. Martin Luther King? He reflects to all that "The time has come for all decent people to voice their will. 

Roger Mudd reports in Washington D.C. that a Joint session of congress will be meeting on Monday with attentions of passing President's Johnson housing and jobs massive spending bill.
Eric Severeid examines the effects of violence that has been seen in many cities across the nation...assessment of the consequences of a great man assassinated, a symbol of a man who has been martyred.

Harry Reasoner signs off.                                                                
1968-04-05, CBS, 24 min.
Pope Paul VI, Walter Cronkite, Lyndon Johnson, Martin Luther King, Eric Sevareid, Dan Rather, Roger Mudd, Robert Kennedy, John Hart, Stokely Carmichael, Ike Pappas, Carl Stokes, Steve Rowan, Peter Burns, Ralph Abernathy, Bert Quint, Jacqueline Kennedy, Bill Plante

Steve Rowan from Washington, DC-Looting and rioting
Dan Rather-Report on the president
Ike Pappas- In Memphis, Tennessee- Details before Dr. King was shot.
Bill Plante- Reporting from Memphis
Peter Burns- With Dr. Ralph Abernathy
John Hart- With Robert F. Kennedy- mindless violence.
Also comments from Cleveland Mayor Carl Stokes plus world reaction from Pope Paul VI, Britain's Parliament, The Soviet Union and Stokely Carmichael.
Comments from Robert Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Carl Stokes, plus world reaction.
Civil Rights Bill not passed, 
Bert Quint reports from Hanoi, 
Eric Sevareid with commentary on Dr. King.

Host: Walter Cronkite. With commercials. 
1968-04-05, CBS, 29 min.
Harry Reasoner, Dan Rather, Steve Rowan, Roger Mudd, Nelson Benton, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, Peter Burns, John Hart, Whitney Young, Dr. Martin Luther King, Mayor Richard J. Daley, President Lyndon B. Johnson

    Harry Reasoner anchors this Special CBS News Report on the Assassination  of DR. Martin Luther King, yesterday.  We hear a speech given by the late King, Mayor Richard J. Daley, Whitney Young are heard, as well as comments from President Lyndon B. Johnson. News of rioting in the streets of Detroit, Boston, Chicago and New York are broadcast. 

Correspondents reporting include, Steve Rowan, Nelson Benton, Dan Rather, Peter Burns, Ike Pappas, Bill Plante, John Hart and Roger Mudd.   
1968-04-16, CBS, 29 min.
Walter Cronkite, Charles Collingwood, Eric Sevareid, Robert Kennedy, Daniel Schorr, Jacqueline Kennedy, Bill Plante, Edna Ferber, Richard J. Daly

Disorder and rioting continues in Chicago, shoot-to-kill order by Mayor Richard J. Daly- Bill Plante reports
Eric Sevareid-commentary on Mayor Daly
Jackie Kennedy to campaign for Robert Kennedy
Charles Collingwood reports from North Vietnam
Novelist, playwright, Edna Ferber (Showboat) has died at 80
GNP soars to new record-Booming economy
Children go hungry-Daniel Schorr reports from Alabama
Kent Cigarette and Miller Beer commercials.

Host: Walter Cronkite. 

1969-07-04, CBS, min.
Walter Cronkite, Harry Reasoner, Neil Armstrong, Bill Plante, Heywood Hale Broun, Roy Wilkens

Roy Wilkens of NAACP talks about desegregation, reporter addressing Apollo XI crew asks Neil Armstrong if he has in mind what his first words would be when he first steps on the moon. Bill Plante in Milwaukee for July 4th celebration, Heywood Hale Broun profiles baseball's worst team,the Montreal Expos. 

Harry Reasoner subs for Walter Cronkite.              
1969-07-07, CBS, min.
Walter Cronkite, Harry Reasoner, Eric Sevareid, Robert Pierpoint, Daniel Schorr, Bill Plante, Paul Jones

Direct from CBS news space headquarters at the Kennedy Space Center. 


Harry Reasoner in New York 
Eric Sevareid in Washington 
Daniel Schorr in Washington 
Robert Pierpoint at the White House
Bill Plante in Chicago
Paul Jones in Mississippi 

Update on Apollo 11 as it prepares its moon voyage taking off July 16th. Walter Cronkite reports.

Harry Reasoner subs for Walter Cronkite.
#17277: 60 MINUTES
1973-04-15, CBS, min.
Walter Cronkite, Charles Kuralt, Mike Wallace, Dan Rather, Roger Mudd, Morton Dean, Bill Plante, Ed Bradley, Bob Schieffer, Kamal Nasser

September 24th, 1968-

An hour newsmagazine with a strong emphasis on investigative reporting. 60 Minutes began in 1968 as a bi-weekly show, alternating on Tuesday evenings with CBS Reports. In the fall of 1971, it shifted to Sunday evenings. In the fall of 1975, it became a weekly series. It remains a fixture on Sunday evenings on CBS to this day.

Topic: "Conversation With A Dead Guerrilla." (PLO spokesman Kamal Nasser, filmed three days before his assassination. 

Host: Mike Wallace                                      
#9377: 60 MINUTES
1976-02-08, CBS, 60 min.
Walter Cronkite, Charles Kuralt, Mike Wallace, Dan Rather, Roger Mudd, Morton Dean, Bill Plante, Ed Bradley, Bob Schieffer

September 24th, 1968-

An hour newsmagazine with a strong emphasis on investigative reporting. 60 Minutes began in 1968 as a bi-weekly show, alternating on Tuesday evenings with CBS Reports. In the fall of 1971, it shifted to Sunday evenings. In the fall of 1975, it became a weekly series. It remains a fixture on Sunday evenings on CBS to this day.

Host: Mike Wallace                         
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