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I don't believe so. Thomas was more of a commentator. This guy was given a 15-minute slot by one of the networks, in which he just gave the news.

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John Daly announced the attack on Pearl Harbor for NBC Radio, then John Daly and the News, ABC TV, May 11, 1959 ? December 16, 1960) John Cameron Swayze anchored NBC TV news from 1949-1956 Douglas Edwards came before Cronkite on CBS TV, starting in 1948. Cronkite took his place in 1962

 

Edited by: FredCDobbs on Dec 2, 2013 5:03 PM

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As a TV news guy yourself, it's not surprising that you know your anchor history. It's Douglas Edwards that I was looking for. Your thread, Fred.

 

Edited by: finance on Dec 3, 2013 3:17 PM

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What specific breakfast cereal sposored the "Wild Bill Hickock" TV show that starred Guy Madison? Don't just name the cereal company, but give us the actual name of the cereal. For an added bonus, what dog food company sponsored "The Adventures Of Rin-Tin-Tin"? Let's see who remembers.

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You got the first one, finance. Do you remember "Kellog's Sugar Corn Pops. Sugar Pops Are Tops!"

The other one is Milk Bone dog biscuits. Your turn, fi.

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On "What's My LIne?", what individual made the most total appearances as a guest panelist? (The person was never a regular member of the panel)

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Phyllis Diller on You Bet Your Life - she was a contestant on Groucho's show, that was her first appearance on tv. You're up emgee

 

Edited by: lavenderblue19 on Dec 9, 2013 5:19 PM

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This well-known song by Frank Sinatra was originally recorded by him in the '50s, with Nelson Riddle arranging, for a film. He recorded the same song, a number of years later, with Don Costa arranging. Song? Film?

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