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Word of Lennon’s Death Traveled a Path Similar to Today’s News

By Richard Lee

When John Lennon was murdered 40 years ago, news of his death was delivered in a format that was unconventional for the time.

Instead of a network newscast or a daily newspaper, it was sportscaster Howard Cosell who broke the news to the American public during the fourth quarter of a Monday Night Football game. Continue reading