Squaw Valley 1960

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CBS Broadcast Schedule

As originally written by BD Sullivan

1960 Winter Olympics (February 18-28)

(Squaw Valley, CA) (CBS)

2/18 Opening ceremonies (7:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.)

2/19 Summary (11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m.)

2/20 Women's downhill skiing (1 p.m.-2 p.m.) Women's 500 meter speed skating, women's downhill skiing, pairs figure skating (4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.)

2/21 Men's giant slalom, Men's 60-meter ski jump (2 p.m.-5 p.m.)

2/22 Summary (11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m.)

2/23 Women's figure skating (7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.) Summary (11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m.)

2/24 Summary (11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m.)

2/25 Summary (11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m.)

2/26 Men's figure skating finals (9 p.m.-10 p.m, 11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m.)

2/27 Hockey finals (4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.)

2/28 Men's 80-meter ski jump, Closing ceremonies (2 p.m.-5 p.m.)

CBS Commentators

As originally written by tvnut

1960: Squaw Valley (CBS News, 15 hours, $50,000 rights fee after ABC backed out)

Broadcasters (in part):

Host: Walter Cronkite (late replacement for Jim McKay, who had a nervous breakdown a few weeks before)

Features: Harry Reasoner

Play-by-play: Bud Palmer (hockey), Chris Schenkel (skiing) (ski jumping) (biathlon)

Analyst: Dick Button (figure skating)

Analyst: Art Devlin (ski jumping)

Analyst: Andrea Mead Lawrence (skiing)

Analyst: Giancarlo Rossini (skiing and bobsled)