Back Stories: Celebrating America’s 200th Birthday

WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In today’s Back Story, top to bottom coverage of the bicentennial in 1976.

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WCBS had the ability to cover stories in a way that few other stations could, because of the depth of its staffing and resources.

For a story like the bicentennial, there would be half a dozen reporters in the field, which meant the assignment desk had to coordinate a lot of moving parts.

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