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KQED Newsroom Finale: The Origins

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KQED Newsroom Celebrates 55 Years

For 55 years, KQED Newsroom has covered the Bay Area’s defining moments and hosted in-depth discussions with major newsmakers, including elected officials, politicians, artists, scientists and entrepreneurs.


KQED Newsroom journalists have always strived to give our audience trustworthy, fact-based news coverage, and have delivered the important news of our times from here in the Bay Area, across California and from the nation’s capital. 



Looking Back (1960s​​1980s)

Tonight, we begin our retrospective journey of KQED’s nearly 60 years of television news coverage with the origins of the show. Join us as we walk through some of the most notable events affecting the greater Bay Area from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s.

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