You forget how much Saturday morning programming executives thought they knew what was best for us. Including a news update just for kids.
In the News - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "In the News is a series of two-minute televised video segments that summarized topical news stories for children and pre-teens.
The segments were broadcast in the United States on the CBS television network from 1971 until 1986, between Saturday morning animated cartoon programs,
alongside features like:
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which aired on competing networks ABC and NBC, respectively. NBC would also go on to produce its own competing version called Ask NBC News."
On occasion, a special mini-documentary segment, In the Future, would be presented, examining events and technology that may exist in the near future.