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" The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news. "
" To get it first is important - but more important is to get it right. "
" The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus. "
" Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus. "
" The bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage. "
" News events are like Texas weather. If you don't like it, wait a minute. "
" Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good television news is always substance over form. "
" When for so long you can't get a job for reasons that seem specious, you you finally do have it, you are constantly afraid of losing it. "
" Women were seldom given quality assignments or adequate air time. "
" Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention. "
" Walking into a room filled with people you don't know but who know you brings out your worst vulnerabilities. "
" The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months. "
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" The single life is not one I willingly chose for myself. "
" The minute viewers callin or write about your looks, they were not listening to what you were saying. "
" Many senators have developed a canny sense of what will play best for the audience. "
" You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone. "
" What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death? "
" No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one. "
" The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best. "
" My current goal is to place a moratorium on goals. "
" When I was a little girl in the 1950s, it would not have been possible for me to say, I want to be an anchorwoman when I grow up. "
" For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work. "
" Newscasters cannot call attention to themselves by being too attractive or too unattractive. "
" Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain. "
" When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show. "