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