January 2008
USA Today Magazine;Jan2008, Vol. 136 Issue 2752, p8
The article reports on the most memorable political moments in U.S. radio-television history. These include John F. Kennedy's (JFK) assassination and funeral, the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attack, and the first televised presidential debate in 1960 between JFK and Richard Nixon. These events top a list of 125 moments chosen by scholars, politicians, commentators and analysts from the period since radio's commercial debut on Election Night 1920.


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