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    CNN Launched 6/1/1980

CNN Center Atlanta, GA. Courtesy of Josh Hallett (Creative Commons License)

At 6 p.m. EST, the Cable News Network debuted from its headquarters in Atlanta, GA as the world’s first 24 hour news station.1 From an initial viewer audience of barely over a million, CNN has grown to a formidable entity with international presence and worldwide renown.

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 1. CNN Launches, http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do?action=Article&id=52593

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