On This Day in History - June 1
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1899 June 1
New York Finest
The annual parade of New York Finest was filmed on June 1, 1899, in Union Square. At the turn of the century, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) was still recovering from scandals and allegations of corruption that tarnished its reputation in the 1890s. Four years earlier, the New York State Senate created a committee to investigate the department. The Lexow Committee issued a scathing report detailing serious criminal activity within the organization.
1980 June 1
The news channel, Cable News Network (CNN), began broadcasting.