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Newscatcher: A Memoir by John Palmer

The Biz: Celebrating the Life and Career of News Veteran John Palmer

If you were anywhere near a TV set on Jan. 28, 1986 when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, chances are you learned the news of the tragedy from NBC News correspondent John Palmer. With NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw temporarily unavailable that afte… Read more

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Prostitution, out of the shadows
08:49 — Advocates combating prostitution and human trafficking have called for a more enlightened, modern approach to addressing the issue: arresting customer (more…)
Preview: Prostitution, out of the shadows
00:38 — In a report to air on "Sunday Morning" about new strategies to combat the dangers facing women who engage in prostitution, correspondent Lee Cowan tal (more…)
Almanac: The Eastern Shuttle
01:23 — On April 30, 1961, one of America's oldest and biggest airlines changed air commuting with its launch of hourly Northeast Corridor flights between New (more…)
Ringling Bros.' final act
08:54 — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus proved to be a balancing act that couldn't balance the bottom line. With ticket sales declining, the circus (more…)