TV Guide: The day TV viewers stood still

2012-09-07 15:42

Who can forget the sight of the planes torpedoing into the New York skyscrapers on September 11 2001?

But it’s not the most important event in a journey that began as far back as 1963 with the assassination of John F Kennedy.
 
In 1991 we watched our first war televised live in the Persian Gulf. But the real game-changer came on June 17 1994 when OJ Simpson’s white bronco hit the highway and news helicopters trailed it live.

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