What followed this spike — caused in part by tightening supplies, rising demand, easy money and a health dose of financial propaganda — was nothing short of the most severe financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression. Nearly four years on the country finds itself in the midst of difficult times that have taken their toll on millions of Americans through job losses, home foreclosures, un-servicable debt, and ever dwindling retirement savings.
History[ edit ] ABC began a nightly newscast in the summer ofwhen H. Baukhage and Jim Gibbons hosted News and Views. InRon Cochran was appointed as full-time anchor, staying with the program until After Cochran left the program, Peter Jenningsa Canadian journalist who was 26 years old at the time, was named anchor of the retitled Peter Jennings with the News.
Inthe inexperienced Jennings left the anchor chair and was reassigned by the news division as an international correspondent for the news program. Smith May to December InHoward K. Smith was moved to a commentator role, and Reasoner briefly assumed sole-anchor responsibilities until he was paired with Barbara Walterswho became the first female network anchor when she joined the program on October 4, Ratings for the nightly news broadcast declined shortly thereafter, possibly due in part to the lack of chemistry between Reasoner and Walters.
Starting inbefore the advent of closed captioningPBS began airing an open captioned version of the ABC Evening News that was distributed to various public television stations throughout the U.
S, airing mostly in late-night timeslots five hours after the original ABC broadcast. This version was produced by WGBHthe Boston PBS station, which provided the captions and repackaged the broadcast with additional news stories — some of which were of special interest to the hearing impaired — as well as late-news developments, weather forecasts, and sports scores inserted in place of commercials.
The practice continued untilwhen real-time closed captioning was first introduced in the United States by the National Captioning Institute. Occasional contributions included special reports by Walters, who was credited as anchor of the special coverage desk from New York City and worldwide, and commentary by Smith, who was easing into eventual retirement.
A rotation of anchors hosted the program until August 9,when ABC announced that Jennings became the sole anchor and senior editor of World News Tonight, which took effect September 5, and on that day, the program began broadcasting from New York City on a regular basis.
Bill Owen would replace Bill Rice as announcer for a year. In Septemberthe program was renamed World News Tonight with Peter Jennings in order to reflect its sole anchor and senior editor. With Jennings as lead anchor, World News Tonight was the most-watched national newscast from February 27, to November 1,but from then on until Februaryit placed second behind its main rival, NBC Nightly News.
Jennings died of lung cancer on August 7,at his apartment in New York City, at age The August 8,edition of the program was dedicated in memory of Jennings and looked back at his four-decade career in news. His death ended the era of the so-called "Big Three" anchors: During his career, Jennings had reported from every major world capital and war zone, and from all 50 U.
Jennings was known for his ability to calmly portray events as they were happening and for his coverage of many major world events. Gibson anchored the broadcast the first part of the week; Bob Woodruff anchored the final edition of World News Tonight with Peter Jennings on August 12, Beginning on August 15,the broadcast was introduced simply as World News Tonight and it remained that way until January People in the news industry looked at the choice of Vargas and Woodruff by ABC News as the start of a new era in network television news.
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