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TV Pioneer Arledge Remembered for Innovations

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TV Pioneer Arledge Remembered for Innovations

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TV Pioneer Arledge Remembered for Innovations

TV Pioneer Arledge Remembered for Innovations

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ABC news executive Roone Arledge, a television pioneer, dies at 71. Arledge was largely responsible for the development of instant replay, slow motion and many other techniques during his TV sports career, then took the same innovative approach to news coverage. NPR's Jason DeRose reports.