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Apple at 40: What Steve Jobs Said About Computers in 1981
Here's a #FallbackFriday that brings a rush of nostalgia on Apple 's 40th anniversary. Steve Jobs and writer David Burnham debated computers on "Nightline" in 1981 where both men discussed potential privacy concerns raised by the personal computing revolution. "I think one of the things you really
See ABC's 1980 Broadcast on John Lennon's Death
On this day 35 years ago, the world lost an icon when John Lennon was shot outside his New York home by Mark David Chapman. He was 40 years old. On Dec. 8, 1980, ABC began the network's late-night news program with the news that the Beatles star had been shot three times. It's still a moment that
Sara Just Leaving ABC News for WETA
ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Sara Just is leaving ABC News to become Executive Producer of the PBS News Hour and Senior Vice President at WETA. Team- I’m writing with news about our dear...
Former ABC News Executive Vice President David Burke Dies
Former ABC News Executive Vice President David Burke has died. He was 78. Burke was named vice president of ABC News in 1977. He was later named executive vice president. During his time at ABC News, he worked with Roone Arledge to elevate ABC News by assembling an iconic team of journalists and
Bruce Springsteen Discusses His Songwriting Secret
Bruce Springsteen’s latest album, “High Hopes,” released Jan 14, 2014, is being gobbled up by the rock legend’s loyal worldwide fan base. It’s an eclectic collection of songs, some of which Springsteen has performed at his epic live shows, others that are brand new...
Breaking the Cycle
By RICK KLEIN (@rickklein) If there’s a chance – if we can break the fever, end the cycle, or just do enough to come up with any new metaphor for Washington dysfunction – this is the week it all has to come together. This is...
'This Week' Transcript: Remembering Nelson Mandela
A rush transcript of "This week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday morning, December 8 2013 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning and welcome to This Week. A monumental man. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT
The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first democratically elected president.
Jorge Ramos: Republicans 'Finally Getting It' on Immigration
Jorge Ramos, Univision anchor and host of the public affairs program, “Al Punto,” said “I think Republicans are finally getting it,” regarding the power of the Hispanic vote. Ramos joined ABC News in a web exclusive before his appearance on the “This Week” roundtable on...
'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' Was 'Ghastly'? Film Critics Spar in 1983 'Nightline' Interview
“Ghastly dialogue, terrible plotting, miserable characteriation” and “all those special effects begin to look totally unreal.” These are not words typically used to describe “The Empire Strikes Back,” the second installment of the “Star Wars” film franchise. When George Lucas began his sci-fi ...