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Charles Fishburne

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Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.

Articles by Charles Fishburne

May 1st is 50th Anniversary of the U-2 Spy Plane incident

Fifty years ago, an American spy plane was shot down deep in Soviet territory. Its pilot was a young man from Pound, Virginia, the son of a coal miner, who had become one of the country’s best pilots, flying one of the country’s most secret aircraft. He found himself in the midst of a crisis that threatened a nuclear confrontation at the height of the Cold War. Charles Fishburne reports

Anti-abortion group claims Planned Parenthood willing to aid underage prostitutes

An anti-abortion group has just released a secretly recorded video that purports to show a couple posing as a pimp and a prostitute receiving abortion and contraceptive counseling for underage sex workers at the Richmond Planned Parenthood Clinic. Charles Fishburne reports.