High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Apr 24 1976, Page 22

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - April 24, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Kab High Point Enterprise saturday april 24, 1976 new president of lbs began As mail clerk demolition derby7 bumper to bumper at least in those instances in which the bumpers Are still intact Stock cars participate in a a demolition Derby on lbs sports spectacular. The motor sports event during which the cars smash at each other until Only one is still moving will be shown May i from 4 . To 5 . On a my to Channel 2. The telecast will be from Islip Speedway in Islip Long Island. Robert Wussler who began at lbs As a mail room clerk in 1957, recently became president of lbs television network. Wussler. Succeeds Robert d. Wood who has resigned As president of the network to organize a production company that will create programs exclusively for lbs. For 15 years. Wussler served with lbs news where he won three emmy awards from the National Academy of television arts and sciences including two for coverage of . Apollo space flights As director of special events he was in charge of All planning and logistics and also served As executive producer of news coverage of the presidential primaries and the 1972 democratic and Republican National conventions in Miami Beach he held the same responsibility during the National conventions in Miami Beach and Chicago in 1968, and produced the Nixon inaugural broadcasts in january 1969. Wussler covered All 27 manned space flights in the Mercury gemini and Apollo series and virtually every presidential foreign trip from president Kennedy s first visit to Europe in 1961 to president Nixon a history making trip to the Peoples Republic of China in february 1972. In january 1972, Wussler was executive producer of the news special a a conversation with the president Quot with lbs news White House correspondent Dan rather. Among other major stories he has covered were the White House wedding of Tricia Nixon the funerals of president Dwight d. Eisenhower and Charles de Gaulle of France and the assassinations and funerals of president John Kennedy and senator Robert Kennedy he also produced the special Quot the life and times of Jackie Robinson Quot on the night the Brooklyn dodger great died acc Rule keeps same position it looks As if the status quo. Regarding the prime Access Rule will remain that s the acc ruling which took a half hour away from the networks and which is generally the 7 30-8 . Time Slot now largely populated with game shows animal shows and Bobby Vinton. John h Bass jr., chief of the pc cd a office of network study commented on the ruling recently. Quot one of the criticisms which has been made against the commission a a Bass writes a in its administration of the Rule is that there has the cast of Days of our lives could easily Start its own Art exhibit. Susan Seaforth Hayes who plays Julie is a prolific Painter so is Robert Clary who plays Robert Leclaire. And Mark Tapscott i Bob Anderson is a Wood sculpted specializing in pistols Volkswagen service dept. Special front wheel alignment watch for nex months special Coupon valid thru april 30th Don Gilstrap inc Volkswagen in \ m Vin Dik. phom kf.0-j101 service dept. Hours monday Friday 8 00 . Til 6 00 . Been no stability so that there has not been a full and fair test of what might result under the Rule. In order to permit such a test the majority of the commission believes that the Rule should remain without substantial tinkering for a Bass seems to think the Rule is gradually bringing More diversified programming to that time period. Quot game shows and to a somewhat lesser extent nature or animal shows still dominate a he writes. However fall 1975 saw one successful High budget syndicated variety show Bobby Vinton and this will be joined by at least two others this fall. The hour Long a space 1999&Quot program was also successful and will return in 1976-77 so it May be that the future will see a greater diversity of Arkansas nickname Little Rock Ark apr Arkansas nickname was changed by legislative act in 1953 from a the wonder state to Quot the land of Arkansas was nicknamed a the we Onder state by legislative act in 1923 Don Rockies was at Caesar s Palace for Frank Sinatra s opening and he was asked if he had anything insulting to say about Frank said Rockies Quot i won t say anything Nasty about Frank if i do hell take my act away and give it to Wayne Newton a a that half hour of no network programming apparently is Here to stay for a Long while. Documentaries have become increasingly hard for Independent producers to sell it seems now the to networks news departments want to produce their own so the door is More or less closed even though in Many cases sponsors Are lined up for independently produced documentaries a during his tenure As vice president and general manager of wbb to in Chicago a or. Schneider said Quot Bob w Ussler brought tremendous new vigor to the station and his leadership of lbs television sports Over the past two years has been marked by the same kind of creativity and Progress in sports coverage. He has firsthand knowledge of every aspect of television and we Are delighted to have his Many talents now devoted to the leadership of the lbs television Robert Joseph Wussler a career at lbs started on june 4,1957. After five weeks in the mail room he became a production assistant at lbs news then an associate producer in 1959 and a producer in 1961. From 1962 to 1965, he was the head of the lbs news election unit and later executive producer and director of special events for lbs news before heading wbb to. Wussler who was bom in Newark new Jersey on september 8,1936, earned his b a. In communication arts at Seton Hall University in 1957 he is married and has six children. Hard Luck comes from sitting around waiting for a Miracle landmark realty 2cli bake. Re 43 i 9 196 Bob 43 1 1096 telecast subject Date of event 24 sat. 1865 Laura Wesson Dies of smallpox after nursing Confederate soldiers in High Point. 26 Mon. 1865 Johnston surrenders to Sherman at Bennett House near Durham. 27 tue. 1951 first Black student admitted to unc Chapel Hill. 28 wed. I 865 Letitia Morehead Walker and the end of the civil War Greensboro. 29 thu. 1782 gov Alexander Martin and the end of the revolutionary War. 30 Fri. I 805 the origins of Salem female Academy

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