Cable News: Former Anchors David Walker and Lois Hart Recall CNN's Debut

1980: Cable News Network, the first 24-hour news channel, makes its debut.

Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) –- For its 85th anniversary, Bloomberg Businessweek chronicles the most disruptive ideas of the past 85 years. In 1980, Cable News Network, the first 24-hour news channel, makes its debut. David Walker and Lois Hart anchored CNN's first newscast. (Video by Brandon Lisy. Music by Andy Clausen) (Source: Bloomberg)

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