On February 19, 1979, broadcaster Walter Cronkite announced to his nightly news audience that a private plane had crashed in California. Of the four people onboard, only one had lived. His name was Norman Ollestad and he was 11-years-old.
Ollestad had come-to after the crash on top of Mount Baldy ... More >>
The death of Michael Jackson topped a list of top-ten entertainment stories for 2009, and headlines emanating from Los Angeles dominated the list. The survey of news editors was conducted by Associated Press.
Its top stories: 1) The death of Michael Jackson; 2) the rise of singer Susan Boyle ... More >>
The news from Politico of the passing of longtime broadcaster Walter Cronkite is bound to bring forth a lot of memories from people who watched him as children, back when the network nightly news shows played a major role in shaping American culture and politics, unlike their far more diminished rol ... More >>