The Camel News Caravan - September 19, 1952

The Camel/Plymouth News Caravan

The Camel News Caravan was a 15-minute American television news program aired by NBC News from February 14, 1949, to October 26, 1956. Sponsored by the Camel cigarette brand and anchored by John Cameron Swayze, it was the first NBC news program to use NBC filmed news stories rather than movie newsreels. Eventually Camel and Plymouth sponsored on alternate days. One of their correspondants was David Brinkley. The program was replaced by “The Huntley-Brinkley Report.

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