The following story has been sent as this week’s Monday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
TRUMP IMPEACHMENT-TV IMPACT
After preliminary sessions held behind closed doors, the Trump impeachment inquiry makes its debut on national television starting Wednesday. Back in 1973, millions of Americans watched the Senate Watergate hearings that led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation. But there’s unlikely to be a similar communal experience this time. Instead of a narrative driven by a few networks and major newspapers, there will be an array of coverage and commentary coming from across the political spectrum. By National Writer David Crary. SENT: 890 words, photos.