Francis Newton Littlejohn, Sr. (July 20, 1908 – November 24, 2005) was the news director at the American Broadcasting Company that made the decision to cover the Army-McCarthy Hearings live, from gavel to gavel. He resigned from ABC in 1961.
- Holley, Joe (December 9, 2005). "Francis Littlejohn Dies. Aired Full McCarthy Hearings on ABC". Washington Post. Retrieved 2008-03-15.
Francis Newton "Fritz" Littlejohn, 97, news director at ABC in 1954 when the network provided gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Army- McCarthy hearings, died of cardiac arrest November 24 at his home in New York City.
- Shepard, Richard F. (January 4, 1961). "Francis Littlejohn, Director of Public Affairs and News, Leaves Post". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-21.
Francis Littlejohn, for seven years director of news and public affairs for the American Broadcasting Company, resigned yesterday.
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