CHANNEL 2 NEWS: SIX O'CLOCK REPORT {MICKEY MANTLE, AVON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS} (TV)

Summary

One in this series of local news programs from WCBS-TV in New York with summaries of national and international news. Coverage includes reports on the presidential campaigns of Sen. Edward Kennedy and President Jimmy Carter; Jim Jensen's interview with Carter on the budget and U.S. policy toward Israel; Carol Martin's report on the Republican presidential hopefuls; an update on the investigation into the murder of Dr. Herman Tarnower; Chris Borgen's report on a drug bust in Harlem; and the official end of New York City's month-long amnesty on the possession of illegal handguns. Other highlights include the following: Jeanne Downey reports on Mayor Ed Koch's testimony in court against an attacker; Martin relays the latest developments in a possible transit strike; Vic Miles reports on hikes in taxi fares; Arnold Diaz investigates the market for gold jewelry; Sal Marchiano covers sports news including the women's tennis Avon Championship, and an interview with Mickey Mantle; in part three of his "Newsbreaker Report" on television advertising, John Stossel investigates deceptive advertising; Irv Gikofsky provides the weather forecast for the region; and Dennis Cunningham reviews a new movie version of "Little Miss Marker." Includes commercials.

Details

  • NETWORK: WCBS-TV
  • DATE: March 21, 1980 Friday 6:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T81:0273
  • GENRE: News, local
  • SUBJECT HEADING:
  • SERIES RUN: WCBS (New York, NY) - TV, 1980
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • John Reilly … Producer
    • Ormand West … Director
    • Adrian J. Meppen … Production (Misc.), Co-Producer
    • Alfredo Behar … Writer
    • Al Briganti … Writer
    • John Brosnan … Writer
    • Tom Flynn … Writer
    • Cliff Gelb … Writer
    • Richard Kotuk … Writer
    • Stanley Koven … Writer
    • John R. Lancellotti … Writer
    • Don Scott … Writer
    • Bill Shermer … Writer
    • Sydney Stern … Writer
    • Rolland Smith … Anchor
    • Carol Martin … Anchor
    • Jim Jensen … Reporter
    • Chris Borgen … Reporter
    • Jeanne Downey … Reporter
    • Vic Miles … Reporter
    • Arnold Diaz … Reporter
    • Sal Marchiano … Reporter
    • Jimmy Carter
    • Dennis Cunningham
    • Gikofsky, Irv ("Mr. G")
    • Edward M. Kennedy
    • Edward I. Koch
    • Mickey Mantle
    • Sydney Stern
    • John Stossel
    • Herman Tarnower