PHOTOS FROM OUR OCTOBER 2019 LUNCH
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Photos by Gary Sunkin, Ross Kestin and Bob Tarlau - Ross' Album: https://tinyurl.com/yyoqyw9o
November 6, 2019
In case you just wandered onto this web page, we are the News Geezers - an informal, friendly group of veteran Southern California TV, radio, print, web and PR journalists. We hold lunches quarterly. Our mailing list is about 500 strong.
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Credit for the name "News Geezers" goes to the late, great Bob Long.
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Our final News Geezers lunch of 2019 was held on Sat October 26.
Thanks to the 58 folks who were able to join us.
You will find photos to the left... and the video will follow in a couple of weeks.
Wendy Horowitz, photo archivist at the Los Angeles Public Library, presented some images from the vast Herald-Examiner Collection... now in possession of the library.
We also marked the deaths of correspondent Jack Perkins of NBC News and Victor Anastasia, Senior, a standout photographer who worked first at Channel 4, and then for most of his career at 2.
In the column to the right, you will find links to the video of our August 3rd lunch--with an all-star panel on the 50th anniversary of the Manson gang's murders.
Looking ahead our 2020 lunches are scheduled for:
Feb 29, May 16, Jul 25 and Oct 24. All Saturdays.
On Feb 29, we'll look at the "History of Los Angeles' News Choppers".
We'll have top flight guests and video.
Thanks for your interest and support... and to all of you a very happy holiday season!
Sat Aug 3, 2019 Lunch
Runs: 31 minutes
At 3:30 - WENDY HOROWITZ
Los Angeles Public Library
with Mason images from
the L.A. Herald-Examiner.
At 22:00 - AL WIMAN
KABC-TV Video Report
on how he and his crew
found the bloody clothes.
Runs: 47 minutes
At Top - IVOR DAVIS
At 5:00 - BILL ROBLES
with 14 examples
of his Mason court art
At 15:00 - LINDA DEUTSCH
(with video report on
Leslie Van Houten)
At 24:45 - SANDI GIBBONS
--THEN GENERAL DISCUSSION--
Runs: 34 minutes
--QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS--