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" The response to 'The Greatest Generation' and the books that followed has been one of the most satisfying experiences of my life. "
" I started writing a journal, and I was learning so much along the way. How to deal with your family, how to deal with your friends. "
" There is certainly greatness in the '60s generation. They changed our attitudes about race in America, which was long overdue. They didn't just stand up and salute when told to go to war. Women finally began to realize a more equal place in our society. "
" While Pickstown may not be what it once was, it still is framed by the natural beauty of the ancient river, the sweep of the Great Plains, and the long, unbroken shoreline of the lake behind the dam. It gave me a 19th-century childhood in a modern mid-20th-century town, and for that I will always be grateful. "
" I was a young man working in Omaha, Nebraska, in the mid-1960s when I received a call, and I was summoned to Atlanta to work at WSB. It was, for me, the beginning of a real education about the South. "
" My mentor in the transition from the old Gabriel Heatter and John Cameron Swayze way of doing things was David Brinkley. He brought an entirely different style to what we were doing. "
" In our family, where we began with no money, we like to say that we have discovered that God invented money so those who have it can help others. "
" During World War II, law-abiding Japanese-American citizens were herded into remote internment camps, losing their jobs, businesses and social standing, while an all-Japanese-American division fought heroically in Europe. "
" In one way or another, President Obama's critics will dog him all the way to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, and even his admirers will continue to have doubts about his accomplishments if not his promise. "
" Here is a secret that no one has told you: Real life is junior high. "
" I'm not a big fan of journalism schools, except those that are organized around a liberal arts education. Have an understanding of history, economics and political science - and then learn to write. "
" Cancer has given me a dose of humility. I'm much more empathetic. It's a club I would rather not have joined, but it is a club. "
" 1920 was an auspicious year for a young person to enter the world as an American citizen. "
" I've seen a lot of seasons, change in my time. It's been a very lucky life. "
" One of our daughters is now a physician; another is a vice president of a major entertainment company; and the third is a clinical therapist. They place no limits on their ambitions, but for them, those ambitions also have had to fit within the context of having children. "
" While attendance at traditional churches has been declining for decades... the evangelical movement is growing, and it is changing the way America worships. "
" Originally, the main purpose of the convention was to determine who the party would have as the presidential nominee and the vice-presidential nominee. "
" I'm in remission. I need to get my physical conditioning to a higher level. I was always very fit. I need to get back to where I am very confident in my ability to bike a long way. "
" What I think is highly inappropriate is what's going on across the Internet, a kind of political jihad against Dan Rather and CBS News that's quite outrageous. "
" I played high school basketball at six feet, then I went to 5-11 in my 50's, and then, bang, I went down to 5-9. "
" The greatest generation was formed first by the Great Depression. They shared everything - meals, jobs, clothing. "
" The greatest rewards of Jerry Ford's time were reserved for his fellow Americans and the nation he loved. "
" I was a college dropout, hitchhiking across the Midwest. That was part of the old, adventurous spirit. "
" The disquieting news of Danny Villanueva's death brought back memories of our time together at KNBC in the early 1970s. "
" You may be guided by the unending effort of poets and artists, biologists and psychiatrists to describe that irreplaceable and still mysterious emotion so essential to the human condition, but all the search engines in the universe cannot compete with the first kiss. "
" In Los Angeles, I had the good fortune of anchoring the news right before Johnny Carson came on, so to see him, the Hollywood stars watched me first. "
" You will not solve global climate change by hitting the delete button. "
" I've lost seven friends to smoking-related lung cancer. Each death was a long, agonizing experience. "
" In the seasons of life, I have had more than my share of summers. "
" When I read 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' I was so struck by the universality of small towns. "
" I don't like to play the macho card, but I grew up in a working-class family and a working-class culture. "