1964: NBC reporter arrested on air

NBC television reporter John Chancellor was arrested at the Republican National Convention in 1964 in San Francisco. He had refused to leave when efforts were made to clear reporters from the convention floor following the nomination of Barry Goldwater. As he was escorted out by uniformed officers, he famously said on the air: "This is John Chancellor, somewhere in custody!"

[Pictured: Crowds outside the Republican National Convention in Cow Palace, following the nomination of right-wing presidential candidate Barry Goldwater,  July 16, 1964, in Daly City, California.]

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