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" 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. "
" You convey something that the public either trusts or it does not trust, and it has to do with the content and how you handle the news, but it also just has something to do with your persona. "
" What I quickly learned after my diagnosis is that the world of a cancer patient has many parts and a good deal of uncertainty. "
" Judy Miller is the most innocent person in this case. I really thought that was outrageous that she was jailed and we needed as journalists to draw a line in the sand in a strong but thoughtful way. "
" The disquieting news of Danny Villanueva's death brought back memories of our time together at KNBC in the early 1970s. "
" Because I lived in construction towns, we had a lot of workers who came from the South. They were all white, and, sorry to say, a number of them were pretty redneck. "
" The greatest generation was formed first by the Great Depression. They shared everything - meals, jobs, clothing. "
" I would say that we have not completely cracked the code of the '60s. We are still finding our way through that time. "
" There's a lot of arrogance in the medical community. There are good, reliable websites you can go to for information - the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins. "
" As young parents of three girls, living in California during the late Sixties and early Seventies, Meredith and I couldn't help but be aware of the rising level of dialogue, debate, commentary, and proclamations about the place of women in society and about how to raise females in light of this raised consciousness. "
" I am simply the most conspicuous part of a large, thoroughly dedicated and professional staff that extends from just behind these cameras, across this country and around the world, in too many instances, in places of grave danger and personal hardship. They're family to me. "
" In 1962, I had an entry-level reporter's job at an Omaha television station. I had bargained to get a salary of $100 dollars a week because I didn't feel I could tell Meredith's doctor father I was making less. "
" I was on the board of the Mayo Clinic. I was diagnosed there, and I could pick up the phone and get a hold of whoever I wanted to. What I learned is that you really have to get proactive and manage your case. "
" 1920 was an auspicious year for a young person to enter the world as an American citizen. "
" When he entered the Oval Office - by fate, not by design - Citizen Ford knew that he was not perfect, just as he knew he was not perfect when he left. But what president ever was? "
" 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. "
" In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the 40th anniversary of D-Day. "
" It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. "
Make A Difference
" What I think is that Fox has done a very smart job of carving out their place. "
" I'm not going to sit on the porch of the old anchorman's home with a drool cup. "
" 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. "
" I've interviewed presidents and royalty, rock stars and movie stars, famous generals and captains of industry; I've had front row seats at Super Bowls, World Series, and Olympic Games; my books have been on best-seller lists, and my marriage is a long-running success. "
" The cancer is in remission, and I will shortly go on a drug maintenance regimen to keep it there. "
" Peter is an old friend. I'm heartbroken, but he's also a tough guy. I'm counting on him getting through this very difficult passage. "
" I had gone to all the big stories of the '80s, which was one of the most fertile times in American journalism, around the world and here as well. "
" 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. "
" Your grandparents came of age in the Great Depression, when everyday life was about deprivation and sacrifice, when the economic conditions of the time were so grave and so unrelenting it would have been easy enough for the American dream to fade away. "
" Peter, of the three of us, was our prince. He seemed so timeless. He had such elan and style. "
" When you walk into a doctor's office, you've got to have the same attitude you would about anything else. You've got to ask tough questions, and you've got to not be afraid to challenge their credentials. "
" The real test of an anchor is when there's a very big event. Sept. 11 is the quintessential example of that, and that day it took everything that I knew as an anchor, as a citizen, as a father, as a husband, to get through it. "
" I have no problem whatsoever with a kind of political overview or an ideological overview for any of these outlets as long as it's transparent. We know where Breitbart stands, we know where Fox stands, where MSNBC stands. So, people go in with an understanding of that. "