30 years ago tonight

Paul Hopfgarten paul@derrynh.net
Wed Dec 8 21:45:11 EST 2010

As a small aside...I had forgotten that the Patriots were playing in that 
Monday Night Game.....(I know it's a loss because it was pre 1985 and it was 
in Miami)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Vahey" <kvahey@gmail.com>
To: "Boston Radio Group" <boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2010 8:26 PM
Subject: 30 years ago tonight

> 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
> to."
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-F3MJjcRkc
> 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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