Welcome to our 30-city tour of the NHL. If you are thinking about taking a road trip to cheer for your team in enemy territory, or simply want to visit an array of arenas while watching a variety of match-ups, you've come to the right place. After 16 years of constant travel covering this good old game we call hockey, your humble correspondent might as well be of some service. Fodor has yet to come out with its NHL travel guide, but I've got plenty of tips for what to do and see wherever you may go.
No one knew for sure that it would work. There was no clamor in the marketplace for 24-hour news from Atlanta, and certainly not on cable. As far as most people were concerned, "television news" was 30 minutes at the dinner hour with Walter Cronkite, John Chancellor or Frank Reynolds. And cable was where you went for nature programs, wrestling and Andy Griffith re-runs.
Students, we know you may not be all that ecstatic about seeing your teachers -- and the homework they assign -- as the school year starts up. Pay attention in class, though; you never know what hidden talents your teachers might have. Just look at all of these famous former teachers:
Some people call Wilmington, North Carolina, "Hollywood East" because of all the movies and TV shows filmed here. In the last three decades, more than 400 feature films, documentaries and television series have been shot and edited around town, drawing notable actors from Andy Griffith to Richard Gere.
On radio, most pundits and polls scored the September 26, 1960, debate between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy a draw, with some giving the Republican contender the edge. But on television, it was no contest.