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OCT 30, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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'Newsroom' show in S.F.: Lark that lasted a decade

During one of the most tumultuous times in San Francisco's history, the winter of 1968, thousands of people in the Bay Area opened their doors in the morning to look for their daily newspaper and found nothing on their doorsteps: [...] scrappy reporters couldn't sit idle for long, so a few of them huddled around a pay phone near the picket line and called up friends at KQED-TV to hatch a plan. "Newsroom," a haphazard and groundbreaking show on KQED, brought the print journalists into the public eye and influenced a generation of TV news shows after it. Airing from 1968 to 1979, long after ... Read More

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