How's this for pioneer journalism? It's the story of the first ever American broadcast from the Soviet Union. It's 1958, and a young journalist by the name of Keith Jackson is going into foreign territory to cover a sporting event.
"They were stoning our embassy, the Brits were sinking ships in the Suez and the marines were landing in Lebanon. We went into the Soviet Union on a tourist visa and that was one hell of an adventure," he smiled. "When we got there, our troubles had just started."