I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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A Charlie Brown Christmas is also one of CBS's most successful
specials, airing annually more times on that network than even MGM's classic
motion picture The
Wizard of Oz. Oz was shown thirty-one times on CBS, but
not consecutively; between 1968 and 1976, NBC aired the 1939 film.