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Ted Koppel

  • Famed broadcaster Ted Koppel talks about the birth of the show that defined his career: ABC’s Nightline. Advances in satellite technology allowed him to do the kinds of interviews that had never been done before, connecting people from around the world live on TV.
  • VIetnam was the first TV war. The toolkit was 16mm film. Compared to today’s smartphones, instant video film was incredibly cumbersome. Veteran ABC News anchor and reporter Ted Koppel was just 26 years old when he was sent to cover Vietnam. It took three days for his stories to get on air. He takes us through the process and talks about how TV news changed war and changed world history.Footage of Ted Koppel reporting from Vietnam provided by ABC News.
  • A podcast about how technology has changed the way we tell stories.