This is a fuller, more orchestral arrangement of the previous theme. When this theme was used, Face the Nation expanded to an hour. It was the last of the Sunday shows to do so. There is still a clear break between the first half hour and the second, to accommodate local stations that do not air the back end. This theme was used until the retirement of longtime moderator Bob Schieffer.
Network News Music is a website by Victor Vlam, who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest collection of news music. 1,876 hours, 2 minutes and 52 seconds. News music is rarely heard without voice-overs or fade outs to commercial, yet it leaves an impact on many people. Founded in 2002, this site is a museum for TV news themes past and present.
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