Dec 8, 2010

Cosell breaking the Lennon news

One of those "I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when I first heard about it" moments; thirty years ago today:

In an interesting bit of historical trivia, here is the off-broadcast conversation between Howard Cosell and Frank Gifford, as they debated whether to make the announcement on-air or not:


JK said...

Fascinating. I never heard that audio clip before where they talked about telling the bulletin.

Anonymous said...

I can still hear HC's voice: "this is Howard Cosell, speaking of sports."

Herbie said...

Get in the game man! What are you, on vacation?