Producer looks back on Jackie Kennedy WH tour





 

This week marks the 50th anniversary of Jackie Kennedy's famous televised tour of the White House. The vintage video shows Mrs. Kennedy with CBS News correspondent Charles Collingwood. But we wanted to know the inside story of that historic broadcast. "Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley caught up with the CBS newsman who produced it.

 

 

It was a public debut for the newly-restored White House. The tour was broadcast on three networks and, altogether, 50 million people tuned in.  "There was still an unfinished room or two upstairs," recalled Perry Wolff, now 90, who produced the broadcast for CBS News.

 


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