Friday, March 10, 2017

When News Was News Week: Issues & Answers (1960)

Growing up in the 70's, I remember when my folks would sample each network's political interview programs on Sundays. NBC, as we saw earlier this week, has Meet The Press. CBS has Face The Nation, which we'll look at this weekend. For 21 years, ABC's Sunday entry was Issues & Answers, which went through a number of moderators over the course of its run. The series ended in 1981 when the network signed David Brinkley away from NBC and gave him the Sunday space with the hour-long This Week.

Our sample of Issues & Answers is a 1966 episode with future President Richard Nixon.

Rating: A.

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