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NBC News
NBC
NBC
NEWS is a division of the American broadcast television network NBC
NBC
, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company
National Broadcasting Company
when it was founded on radio . The division operates under NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
News Group , a subsidiary of NBCUniversal
NBCUniversal
, in turn a subsidiary of Comcast
Comcast
. The group's various operations report to the president of NBC
NBC
News, Noah Oppenheim . NBC
NBC
News aired the first news program in American broadcast television history on February 21, 1940. The group's broadcasts are produced and aired from 30 Rockefeller Center , NBC's headquarters in New York City
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Schenectady, New York
SCHENECTADY /skᵻˈnɛktədi/ (skə-NEK-tə-dee ) is a city in Schenectady County , New York , United States
United States
, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2010 census , the city had a population of 66,135. The name "Schenectady" is derived from a Mohawk word skahnéhtati meaning "beyond the pines". The city was founded on the south side of the Mohawk River by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, many from the Albany area. They were prohibited from the fur trade by the Albany monopoly, which kept its control after the English takeover in 1664. Residents of the new village developed farms on strip plots along the river. Connected to the west via the Mohawk River and Erie Canal
Erie Canal
, the city developed rapidly in the 19th century as part of the Mohawk Valley trade, manufacturing and transportation corridor
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WRGB
WRGB, virtual and VHF digital channel 6, is a CBS
CBS
-affiliated television station licensed to Schenectady , New York , United States and serving New York's Capital District (Albany –Schenectady–Troy ) as well as Berkshire County , Massachusetts
Massachusetts
. The station is owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair Broadcast Group
as part of a duopoly with CW affiliate WCWN (channel 45), also licensed to Schenectady. The two stations share studios on Balltown Road in Niskayuna, New York (with a Schenectady postal address) and transmitter facilities on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem , a hamlet of New Scotland . WCWN additionally carries a simulcast of WRGB's main channel in 720p high definition on subchannel 45.3 for the convenience of UHF
UHF
viewers who don’t receive WRGB's VHF signal
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New York State
NEW YORK is a state in the northeastern United States
United States
. New York
New York
was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States
United States
. With an estimated 19.8 million residents in 2015, it is the fourth-most-populous state in the United States. The state's largest city, New York City
New York City
, makes up over 40% of the population of New York
New York
State. Two-thirds of the state's population lives in the New York metropolitan area
New York metropolitan area
, and nearly 40% lives on Long Island . The state and city were both named for the 17th-century Duke of York , future King James II of England
James II of England

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Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/ ) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area , as of 2016 . Philadelphia
Philadelphia
is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley
Delaware Valley
, located along the lower Delaware
Delaware
and Schuylkill Rivers, within both the Mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast megalopolis . The Delaware
Delaware
Valley's population of 7.2 million ranks it as the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States
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Radio
RADIO is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude , frequency , phase , or pulse width . When radio waves strike an electrical conductor , the oscillating fields induce an alternating current in the conductor. The information in the waves can be extracted and transformed back into its original form. Radio
Radio
systems need a transmitter to modulate (change) some property of the energy produced to impress a signal on it, for example using amplitude modulation or angle modulation (which can be frequency modulation or phase modulation ). Radio
Radio
systems also need an antenna to convert electric currents into radio waves , and radio waves into an electric current. An antenna can be used for both transmitting and receiving
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Republican National Convention
The REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION (RNC) is a series of presidential nominating conventions of the United States Republican Party since 1856. Administered by the Republican National Committee
Republican National Committee
, the stated purpose of the convocation is to nominate an official candidate in an upcoming U.S. presidential election , and to adopt the party platform and rules for the election cycle. Like the Democratic National Convention
Democratic National Convention
, it signifies the end of a presidential primary season and the start of campaigning for a general election . In recent years, the nominee has been known well before the convention. Some 2,472 delegates have attended the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18–21 to select the presidential nominee. The winner must carry 1,237—half of the total, plus one
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Life (magazine)
LIFE was an American magazine that ran weekly from 1883 to 1936 as a humor magazine with limited circulation. Time owner Henry Luce
Henry Luce
bought the magazine in 1936, solely so that he could acquire the rights to its name, and launched a major weekly news magazine with a strong emphasis on photojournalism . Life was published weekly until 1972, as an intermittent "special" until 1978, and as a monthly from 1978 to 2000. After 2000 Time Inc.
Time Inc.
continued to use the Life brand for special and commemorative issues. Life returned to regularly scheduled issues when it became a weekly newspaper supplement from 2004 to 2007. The website life.com, originally one of the channels on Time Inc.'s Pathfinder service, was for a time in the late 2000s managed as a joint venture with Getty Images
Getty Images
under the name See Your World, LLC,. On January 30, 2012, the LIFE.com URL became a photo channel on Time.com
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Harry S. Truman
World War I
World War I
* Western Front HARRY S. TRUMAN (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt . A World War I
World War I
veteran, he assumed the presidency during the waning months of World War II
World War II
and the beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
. He is known for implementing the Marshall Plan
Marshall Plan
to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, the establishment of the Truman Doctrine and NATO against Soviet and Chinese communism, and for intervening in the Korean War
Korean War
. In domestic affairs, he was a moderate Democrat whose liberal proposals were a continuation of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal , but the conservative-dominated Congress blocked most of them
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CBS
CBS
CBS
(an initialism of the network's former name, the COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM) is an American English language
English language
commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation . The company is headquartered at the CBS Building in New York City with major production facilities and operations in New York City (at the CBS Broadcast Center ) and Los Angeles (at CBS
CBS
Television City and the CBS Studio Center
CBS Studio Center
). CBS
CBS
is sometimes referred to as the "Eye Network", in reference to the company's iconic logo, in use since 1951. It has also been called the "Tiffany Network", alluding to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of William S. Paley
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BBC
The BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster . Its headquarters are at Broadcasting House
Broadcasting House
in London
London
and it is the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees. It employs over 20,950 staff in total, 16,672 of whom are in public sector broadcasting. The total number of staff is 35,402 when part-time, flexible, and fixed-contract staff are included. The BBC
BBC
is established under a Royal Charter and operates under its Agreement with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Its work is funded principally by an annual television licence fee which is charged to all British households, companies, and organisations using any type of equipment to receive or record live television broadcasts and iPlayer catch-up
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See It Now
SEE IT NOW was an American newsmagazine and documentary series broadcast by CBS from 1951 to 1958. It was created by Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly , Murrow being the host of the show. From 1952 to 1957, See It Now won four Emmy Awards and was nominated three other times. It also won a 1952 Peabody Award , which cited its simple, lucid, intelligent analysis of top news stories of the week on television … a strikingly effective format for presenting news and the personalities involved in the news with humor, sometimes with indignation, always with careful thought. CONTENTS* 1 Synopsis * 1.1 Memorable Episodes * 1.1.1 Report of Senator McCarthy * 1.2 Influence and Repercussions * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links SYNOPSISThe show was an adaptation of radio's Hear It Now , also produced by Murrow and Friendly
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Edward R. Murrow
EDWARD R. MURROW KBE (born EGBERT ROSCOE MURROW; April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. He was generally referred to as Ed Murrow. He first came to prominence with a series of radio broadcasts for the news division of the Columbia Broadcasting System during World War II
World War II
, which were followed by millions of listeners in the United States. During the war he assembled a team of foreign correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys . A pioneer of television news broadcasting, Murrow produced a series of reports that helped lead to the censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy . Fellow journalists Eric Sevareid , Ed Bliss , Bill Downs , Dan Rather , and Alexander Kendrick consider Murrow one of journalism's greatest figures, noting his honesty and integrity in delivering the news
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Thomas E. Dewey
THOMAS EDMUND DEWEY (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician. He served as the 47th Governor of New York
Governor of New York
from 1943 to 1954. In 1944 , he was the Republican Party\'s nominee for President . He lost the 1944 election to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the closest of Roosevelt's four presidential elections. He was again the Republican presidential nominee in 1948 , but lost to President Harry S. Truman in one of the greatest upsets in presidential election history. Dewey played a large role in winning the Republican presidential nomination for Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
in 1952 , and helped Eisenhower win the presidential election that year. He also played a large part in the choice of Richard M. Nixon as the Republican vice-presidential nominee in 1952 and 1956
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Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly
SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY is an American television newsmagazine hosted by journalist and former attorney Megyn Kelly . The series premiered on NBC on June 4, 2017, as Kelly's first NBC News program since her departure to the division from Fox News . It initially ran over the summer, and will return in March 2018 following the conclusion of the NFL season and the 2018 Winter Olympics
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Television
TELEVISION or TV is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black-and-white ), or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set , a television program ("TV show"), or the medium of television transmission . Television
Television
is a mass medium for entertainment, education , news , politics, gossip, and advertising. Television
Television
became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but it would still be several years before the new technology was marketed to consumers. After World War II
World War II
, an improved form of black-and-white TV broadcasting became popular in the United States and Britain, and television sets became commonplace in homes, businesses, and institutions. During the 1950s, television was the primary medium for influencing public opinion
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