Robert Asman, who rose from NBC page to a producer for David Brinkley, and in between produced some of the most iconic TV news reports of the 1960’s and 70’s, has died. He was 91.
Robert Asman’s son, David Asman, an anchor for Fox Business Network, shared this remembrance of his father for TVNewser readers:
Robert Asman, a true pioneer in television news, died on Friday at 6:10 am, surrounded by his family, in the modest Chevy Chase home he bought in 1961 and has lived in ever since. He bought that home when he was lured to Washington by David Brinkley and his expansion of NBC’s D.C. news bureau after the inauguration of President Kennedy.
Signatories included original “SNL” cast members Laraine Newman and Jane Curtin, along with 34 women who worked on the show behind the scenes between 1975 and the present. Franken was a writer and performer on the NBC sketch comedy show primarily from 1975 to 1995.
Jane Curtin told the New York Times on Friday that she was surprised by broadcaster Leeann Tweeden’s allegations against Franken.
The actor and the drivers of other vehicles were stopped after a car went down an embankment in Santa Paula, California on Sunday.
Harrison Ford came to the aid of a driver whose car veered off of State Route 126 or the Santa Paula Freeway in Santa Paula, California, a rep for the Santa Paula fire department confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Hillary Clinton was delayed arriving for the filming of The Graham Norton Show due to a broken toe. The former US presidential candidate arrived for the recording of Norton’s BBC One show wearing a surgical boot after falling while running down some stairs. Speaking to Press Association she said: “I was running down the stairs in heels with a cup of coffee in hand, I was talking over my shoulder and my heel caught and I fell backwards.
The lie that Poe died as a result of alcohol and drug abuse, was refuted 25 years ago by EIR researcher Allen Salisbury. Marianna Wertz reports.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) was America’s greatest poet and a leading counterintelligence agent for the anti-British republican faction in pre-Civil War America. Recent press reports on medical findings about the cause of his early death have
raised anew one of the greatest unsolved crimes in American history-who murdered Edgar Allan Poe?
Steven Seagal bashed NFL players who took a knee during the national anthem.
“I believe in free speech, I believe that everyone’s entitled to their own opinion, but I don’t agree that they should hold the United States of America or the world hostage by taking a venue where people are tuning in to watch a football game and imposing their political views,” Seagal said during a Wednesday appearance on ITV’s “Good Morning Britain.”
Fergie and Josh Duhamel are breathing a little easier after going public about their split, according to a recent interview with People.
Although the pop star told the publication “there’s no perfect time,” both she and her estranged hubby agreed they felt “weird” fielding questions about life as a couple while secretly going their separate ways.
A woman reported to police just before 2 a.m. on Sept. 1 the alleged kidnapping by the band members, said Spokane Police Department spokeswoman Cpl. Teresa Fuller. The band had performed with Thy Art is Murder at The Pin concert venue downtown as part of their “Double Homicide” tour. Fuller said she believes the woman attended the heavy metal concert.