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Author Garner, Joe.

Title Stay tuned : television's unforgettable moments / Joe Garner.

Imprint Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel Pub., c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    791.4575 GAR    Available
Description x, 181 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 2 sound discs (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Accompanied by 1 DVD and 2 CDs hosted by Dick Van Dyke, Walter Cronkite, and Bob Costas.
Contents Entertainment. I love Lucy, "Lucy does a TV commercial...Vitameatavegamin" ; The Ed Sullivan show, Elvis debuts ; The Dick Van Dyke show, "That's my boy" ; The fugitive, "The judgment" ; All in the family, "Sammy's visit" ; The Brady bunch, "The subject was noses" ; Saturday Night Live, The early years ; Dallas, "Who done it?" ; M*A*S*H, "Goodbye, farewell, and amen" ; Cheers, "I'll be seeing you" ; The Tonight show starring Johnny Carson, "Funny moments and a final farewell" ; Survivor, season one -- News. Nixon's Checkers speech ; The first great debate, Kennedy versus Nixon ; Four days in November ; Vietnam, Cronkite denounces the Vietnam War ; Television in Space ; Nixon, from Watergate to resignation ; The TV princess ; The rescue of Baby Jessica ; The fall of the Berlin Wall ; Chasing O.J. ; Presidential election night coverage, 2000 ; September 11th -- Sports. Wide world of sports ; Home run kings, Maris, McGwire, Bonds ; Black power, The protest at the 1968 Mexico City Games ; The Heidi game ; Monday night football ; 1972 Munich Olympics crisis ; The battle of the sexes ; The perfect 10s, Comaneci and Retton ; Lake Placid 1980, "Do you believe in miracles?" ; Ali lights the centennial torch ; Tiger's win for the ages.
Summary Over 50 years of memories, the stars, the programs, and the events stored in hearts and imaginations like treasured heirlooms, are found in this new multimedia book from veteran "New York Times" bestselling author Garner. In "Stay Tuned," he has gathered 36 landmark moments from news, sports, and entertainment in a riveting anthology. Includes 1 DVD and 2 audio CDs. Highlights the most notable entertainment, news, and sports events in television history, from an "I Love Lucy" episode and Nixon's "Checkers" speech to Tiger Woods' first Masters victory and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Source Videodisc received: 6/23/2005 from Dewey; viewing copy; transfer; LC Collection.
Subject Television programs -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States.
Books on compact disc.
Added Author LC Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
ISBN 0740726935
9780740726934 : $49.95

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