Friday, October 17, 2014
Ted Koppel And Al Michaels 25 Years Ago Today; All You Really Need To Know
You're going to hear a lot today about the '89 Earthquake--25 years ago today at 5: 04 PM--I don't know how much more you need to relive the obvious: It was long, it scared the shit out of pretty much everyone who felt it and it postponed the World Series and shut down the Bay Bridge for over a month.
I found this clip of Ted Koppel and Al Michaels having an extraordinarily calm conversation --much needed and valued in a sea of otherwise verbal mayhem from some other media types at the time. This is why Michaels is so good--able to go from mundane sports anchor to newsman on the spot from the scene of the crime. Kopel is Kopel.
I'm sure some of you have some interesting stories of that hot and sunny October day--earthquake weather.
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