(Left to right) Peter Jennings & George Redpath
WFIL-TV Publicity Handout printed on news stock
In 1965, WFIL-TV made the decision to replace veteran news anchor Gunnar Back with a younger newsman, George Redpath. Before that, George did the news on WFIL Radio. We have in our archive a newscast from Sunday evening, March 14, 1965. This is the 11:55 pm newscast.
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Photo originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Dr. Francis Davis
Audio clip orginally donated from the collection of Broadcast Pioneers historian Gerry Wilkinson
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