Anschluss Anniversary Sixty years ago tonight, a new era of broadcasting was born. As Hitler marched toward Vienna, several men in New York scrambled to put together a live radio broadcast for CBS that would allow the audience to hear reports from correspondents in five of the world's capitals. Robert Trout was the anchor for that broadcast -- and he remembers the doubt they had that night that they could pull it off.
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Anschluss Anniversary

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Anschluss Anniversary

Anschluss Anniversary

Anschluss Anniversary

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Sixty years ago tonight, a new era of broadcasting was born. As Hitler marched toward Vienna, several men in New York scrambled to put together a live radio broadcast for CBS that would allow the audience to hear reports from correspondents in five of the world's capitals. Robert Trout was the anchor for that broadcast — and he remembers the doubt they had that night that they could pull it off.