Daily Archives: January 26, 2012

Clinton concedes marital ‘wrongdoing’ in ’60 Minutes’ interview 20 years ago this hour (1992)

(Sunday, January 26, 1992, 10:00 p.m. EST) — In a bold gamble to shield his presidential candidacy from allegations of marital infidelity, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton asked the American people tonight to set aside questions about what he called “wrongdoing” in his marriage and not allow the news media to turn the 1992 campaign into “a game of ‘gotcha.’ ”

Clinton, in an extraordinary interview on CBS News’s 60 Minutes shown after tonight’s Super Bowl game, denied allegations by Gennifer Flowers, an Arkansas state employee and part-time cabaret singer, that the two had engaged in a 12-year affair. The charges, for which Flowers was paid an undisclosed sum, were carried in the supermarket tabloid Star.

‘The Hunt’ episode airs on ‘The Twilight Zone’ 50 years ago this hour (1962)


Video: 'The Hunt' (clip)

(Friday, January 26, 1962, 10 p.m. ET) — On a hunting trip, Hyder Simpson and his dog Rip dive into a lake after a raccoon. When he gets home he finds that no one can see or hear him on tonight’s episode of the CBS-TV anthology series The Twilight Zone. Continue reading ‘The Hunt’ episode airs on ‘The Twilight Zone’ 50 years ago this hour (1962)