MSNBC announced its coverage plans for the services for President Gerald Ford…
UPDATE: TVNewser says Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann will be anchoring coverage of the Ford service on Tuesday…
MSNBC will provide live coverage throughout the day on Saturday, beginning with the airport departure ceremony in Palm Springs, California and continuing with the arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in the afternoon. Coverage will then conclude with the arrival at the Capitol and State Funeral ceremony.
On Tuesday, MSNBC will also provide live coverage of the services at the National Cathedral at 10:00 a.m., ET, as well as the departure and arrival ceremonies at Andrews Air Force Base and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
On Wednesday, MSNBC will have live reports from Grand Rapids as the events surrounding President Ford’s funeral conclude.
On January 2, MSNBC.com will stream live video of the services at the Washington National Cathedral. In addition, MSNBC.com will constantly update coverage in its special Gerald R. Ford section online at www.msnbc.com, which includes slide shows, a video gallery, a message board, and the best NBC blogs.