Highlights for Sam Beard
Bill Armstrong, Sam Beard and Scottie Stephenson on set election night at WRAL-TV.
Crew member Jack Stokes, Sam Beard, Bob DeBardelaben and Russell Capps during live Dateline newscast.
WRAL-TV anchorman Sam Beard, Bob Debardelaben, Bill Johnston and camera operator Bill Greene take part in newscast.
Former WRAL-TV News VP Sam Beard working the phone in the newsroom.
WRAL-TV News Director Sam Beard introduces the program and CEO and Founder of Capitol Broadcasting Company AJ Fletcher explains the purpose of the National Opera Company.
Fletcher believed that opera belonged to everyone and wanted the performances in English so everyone could appreciate the entire presentation.
The National Opera Company provided opportunities for singers/performers to further their professional careers.
In 1965, the National Opera Company gave 55 performances in NC and other Southeastern states.