Ed Driscoll

And You Think TV News Is Bad Today...

This 1970 ad for ABC News seems to have been produced in the same vein as LBJ’s infamous Daisy Ad. I wonder how this played for TV viewers at the time, with only three networks, PBS, and a handful of local stations to choose from on their dial? I think I would want to run as far away as possible from anything that sounded like this, but unlike today’s demassified media, there were only two other choices available at the time for network news:

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