Election Night on CNN: A Look Back

By SteveK 

The Guardian newspaper in the U.K. has a 17-picture gallery looking back at CNN’s Election Night coverage, beginning just “five months after the news network’s launch.” In 1980, it was Lou Dobbs and Bella Abzug anchoring. More pictures after the jump:

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Also from 1980, Bernard Shaw and Mary Alice Williams:

1988 — Lou Waters and Mary Ann Loughlin: