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December 7, 1997 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran KFWB radio news anchor Vince Campagna died Saturday following complications from surgery--less than two weeks after his retirement. He was 64. Campagna, who joined the station when it went to its all-news format in 1969, reported on key events and newsmakers in Southern California and well beyond--from Charles Manson and the Hillside Strangler to Watergate and the Gulf War.
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December 7, 1997 | JEAN MERL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Veteran KFWB radio news anchor Vince Campagna died Saturday following complications from surgery--less than two weeks after his retirement. He was 64. Campagna, who joined the station when it went to its all-news format in 1969, reported on key events and newsmakers in Southern California and well beyond--from Charles Manson and the Hillside Strangler to Watergate and the Gulf War.
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"You give us 22 minutes, we'll give you the world" is the slogan of all-news station KFWB-AM (980), and there's something about the mathematics of that statement that has always bothered me. I mean, if the news is delivered in three cycles per hour.... Well, it turns out that some station hands were also befuddled when the 22-minute line was adopted more than 30 years ago. "Twenty-two minutes?" ex-KFWB newsman Don Herbert remembers recalling. "That would give us a 66-minute hour.
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November 27, 1997 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was almost inevitable. So strong was listener response at KCRW-FM (89.9) to last summer's airing of the "25th Anniversary Watergate Special"--a five-hour National Public Radio adaptation of a Discovery Channel/BBC series, hosted and narrated by Daniel Schorr--that station officials say they had to rebroadcast it. Only this time, instead of a Monday-Friday spread, it's going to be a seven-hour marathon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.
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