30 years ago tonight

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 20:26:53 EST 2010

The murder of John Lennon was one of the biggest news stories of our lives.

ESPN put this together including unaired booth chatter between Howard Cosell
and Frank Gifford. Cosell did not want to air it and Gifford said "we have


ABC only had the story by accident as a WABC-TV staffer was in the ER being
treated when Lennon was brought in.

I can not fathom what the tension in the truck in Miami must have been like.

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