Ed Driscoll

Video by Ted Turner; Music by Fee Waybill

From 1980, here’s an original promo from some then-unknown neophyte cable channel called “CNN.”  Thrill to the early 1980s production design and wardrobe, and  background music that sounds like the Tubes’ “Talk to You Later” or “She’s a Beauty” from back then:

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30 years later, CNN’s commitment to centrist, straight down the middle reporting, and speaking truth to power continues to this day, thus ensuring their continued domination of American cable TV.

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