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Television Sports, News Pioneer Arledge Dies

Roone Arledge, who pioneered telecasting techniques such as instant replay and slow-motion, has died in New York at 71. Arledge made his mark in sports telecasting, then brought modern techniques to the coverage of hard news at ABC Television. Lynn Neary talks to Columbia University journalism professor Dick Wald, formerly of ABC News.

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Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.

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