Making The National in 1982
On Oct. 26, 2009, CBC-TV launched what it called "the biggest change in the history of CBC News." But change has always been part of the story. From the first CBC News item in 1952 to the last edition of The Journal in 1992, CBC Digital Archives takes a stroll though four decades of transformation at CBC Television News.
• Knowlton Nash was a former reporter and head of CBC's English-language TV news and current affairs before becoming anchor of The National. Watch him as a guest on CBC-TV's Front Page Challenge when he was foreign correspondent in 1966.
• Watch a 1982 report in which Starowicz, Burman, Nash and others explain what CBC viewers can expect on the new The National.
Broadcast Date: Aug. 26, 1982
Program: Inside TV News
Host: Peter Desbarats
Guests: Tony Burman, Knowlton Nash, Mark Starowicz
Last updated: February 6, 2013
Page consulted on March 27, 2013