JFK and NBC 50 years ago today 


Fifty years ago, on September 9, 1963, NBC’s evening news broadcast expanded from 15 minutes to half an hour. Anchors David Brinkley and Chet Huntley interviewed President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office. The interview covered a wide range of topics including Vietnam. When it was over, there was small talk — about the expanding broadcast and the movie “Charade.”

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