April 6, 1997 |
In his old office at Dodger Stadium, Al Campanis hung only three pictures--of Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax and Roberto Clemente, an African American, a Jew and a Puerto Rican. But that's not what Campanis saw, those who know him best insist. He simply saw the three greatest ballplayers who crossed his path during his 44 years in the Dodger organization.
July 2, 1990 |
This one you didn't see on the Fox series "Cops." There he was on perhaps every newscast in the nation, as plain as a picture taken through a dirty lens, getting busted and handcuffed in a Washington hotel room by police and FBI agents who barged in as he prepared to leave. These brief excerpts, showing Washington Mayor Marion Barry getting snared in a Jan.
January 8, 2001 |
After eight years, the retrospectives on the Clinton White House have begun. It's unlikely that any of the current crop will provide more insider perspective than the five-part series "The Clinton Years," which begins airing on ABC News' "Nightline" tonight. In an unusual partnership designed to amortize the 40 hours of interviews, a two-hour version of the series, with a similar theme but told in different order, will air on PBS' "Frontline" on Jan. 16.
December 2, 2005 |
"Nightline's" Terry Moran gathered a dozen Iraqis for a town hall-style meeting Thursday at a makeshift studio in Baghdad, where they spoke of their hopes, fears and aspirations. Yet there was none of the strong anti-American comment often heard in Iraq: Those expected to express such sentiments never showed up for the taping in the heavily fortified Green Zone. "Nightline" spokeswoman Emily Lenzner said every effort was made to ensure that critics and supporters of the U.S.
October 7, 2005 |
Ted Koppel will anchor his last edition of "Nightline" on Nov. 22, with the first post-Koppel edition of the ABC newscast airing Nov. 28, the network said Thursday. Koppel, 65, has anchored the show since its official launch in March 1980. The show grew out of a series of special reports about the Iranian hostage crisis that began the previous November. How the late-night news show will evolve following Koppel's departure remains a mystery.
July 9, 2002 |
In his first public comments since ABC's end-run to land him in the spring, David Letterman indicated that he never had any intention of leaving CBS. Letterman, the inaugural guest on "Nightline's" new midnight companion show, "Up Close," told Ted Koppel, "In practical terms, I don't think I could ever make that move" from CBS to ABC "because I'm quite comfortable here, very comfortable here, and it would have been an enormous challenge to go anywhere, not just ABC."