ABC Nightline's 20th Anniversary

Host Howard Berkes talks to ABC Nightline's anchor, Ted Koppel on the show's 20th anniversary. According to Koppel the program actually began in November 1979 as a series of late night special reports after 65 Americans were taken hostage at the American embassy in Iran. The series was titled America Held Hostage. On March 24, 1980 - Day 142 of the hostage crisis - the broadcast was renamed Nightline.


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