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Giving A Whole Lotta Thanks

I wish each and every one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. There is a whole that I am thankful for this year, so here is just a partial list, in no particular order.

11/27/2013

Nixon And Agnew Wave On Campaign, c. 1968.

The Power Of The Media

44 years ago today, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew delivered a speech in Des Moines IA that would later come back to haunt him.

11/13/2013

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The Foote Files: Clunk Emails

I’m getting ready to take a few days off from work to celebrate my 27th wedding anniversary but, before I do, I wanted to write this week’s blog called “Clunk Emails.”

10/15/2013

Ken Foote

Remembering “The Match Game”

One of the best game shows in the history of television, “The Match Game” premiered 51 years ago on NBC during daytime from 1962-1969, and then on CBS from 1973-1979.

10/08/2013

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Got HDTV? Now, Get HD Radio!

I am a happy guy. A real happy guy. Because my wife and older son recently bought me a new radio for my car… an HD Radio, along with all the other whistles and bells.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Fall Means New Syndicated Shows!

One fascinating aspect of my job is acquiring and scheduling new programming. Here’s a preview of the new syndicated programs on CBS 11 and TXA 21 for fall 2013.

09/11/2013

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Congratulations, CBS Evening News!

One of the most prestigious and iconic TV network evening newscasts in America is the CBS Evening News. And half of the show’s anchors have had ties to Texas.

CBS 11–09/04/2013

“That ’70s Show” Star Lisa Robin Kelly Dead At 43

We lost Lisa Robin Kelly last night at the age of 43. She was best known for her portrayal as Laurie Forman on the hit TV show, “That 70’s Show.”

08/15/2013

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Remembering Kidd Kraddick

The news about the sudden passing of radio personality Kidd Kraddick was not only was a shock professionally and personally, but also prompted my brain to recall a story about him.

07/29/2013

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Remembering Captain Kangaroo

Captain Kangaroo remains today as one of the longest running children’s programs in history, lasting from October 1955 until its cancellation in December 1984.

07/25/2013

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Why There Are Radio Edits Of Hit Songs

I have a song stuck in my head from Robin Thicke called “Blurred Lines”. It’s one of the most popular songs on Top 40 radio today. But what you hear on the radio might not necessarily be what the artist originally recorded.

07/18/2013

Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf Meets William S. Paley

When you are a really big star bringing in lots of money, you have a really good chance of meeting the top business executives of a large media company like CBS.

07/08/2013

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