Looking back on 50 years of history at Eyewitness News

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Eyewitness News is celebrating 50 years after it all began on Nov. 17, 1968.

Since then, we have had 12 presidential elections, countless hurricanes and blizzards and our share of tragedies and triumphs as this region has grown and changed dramatically.

Check out the video player above for a look back at our history at Eyewitness News -- from the people who lived it.
See more Eyewitness News from the last 50 years in our special section, abc7NY.com/EyewitnessNews50

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