Broadcasting the "Today" Show Live from Greenfield Village, Dick McCutcheon and Hayward Ablewhite with Ford 999 Racer, April 18, 1955

Summary

In April 1955, NBC's Today show came to Detroit, Michigan to cover the automotive industry. The morning news and entertainment show originated a remote broadcast from Greenfield Village on April 18th. Staff paraded a line of vehicles -- both horse-drawn carriages and automobiles -- past the cameras. NBC reported Dick McCutcheon and museum curator Hayward Ablewhite provided commentary.

In April 1955, NBC's Today show came to Detroit, Michigan to cover the automotive industry. The morning news and entertainment show originated a remote broadcast from Greenfield Village on April 18th. Staff paraded a line of vehicles -- both horse-drawn carriages and automobiles -- past the cameras. NBC reported Dick McCutcheon and museum curator Hayward Ablewhite provided commentary.

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