Thursday, June 22, 2023

"CBS Evening News" announces Superman creators will receive benefits, restored credit (12/23/75)

Introduced by Walter Cronkite, the closing segment of the 12/23/75 CBS Evening News announced that after decades of lawsuits, humilliation, and other hardships, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster (then age 61) would finally receive yearly benefits and restored credit for Superman, who debuted in 1938.

Segment from the Television News Archive at Vanderbilt University.

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