Team Clinton: The Starting Line-up of the Pro-Clinton Press Corps
Table of Contents:
- Executive Summary
- Admissions of Bias
- Ken Bode
- Tom Brokaw
- Margaret Carlson
- Eleanor Clift
- John Cochran
- Katie Couric
- Sam Donaldson
- Linda Douglass
- Eric Engberg
- Howard Fineman
- Bob Franken
- Bryant Gumbel
- Al Hunt
- Gwen Ifill
- Peter Jennings
- Jim Miklaszewski
- Bill Moyers
- Dan Rather
- Steve Roberts
- Bob Schieffer
- Bernard Shaw
- Maria Shriver
- Evan Thomas
- Nina Totenberg
- Brian Williams
- Juan Williams
- Judy Woodruff
- Jim Wooten
Anchor, NBC Nightly News
and host of MSNBC's InterNight
"When NBC Nightly News continues: in Washington, if they cut food stamps, who doesn't eat?"
-- March 22, 1995 NBC Nightly News.
"Wasn't it the Republican Party under the leadership of Ronald
Reagan especially, and George Bush who put the country in the fix it's
-- Questioning Rep. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), February 17, 1993 Nightly News.
"Today, GOP congressional candidates were summoned to Washington and
given a battle plan. However, as NBC's Lisa Myers tells us tonight, it
is long on promises but short on sound premises."
-- On the Contract with America, September 27, 1994 NBC Nightly News.
"During the course of the last two years they have passed the crime
bill, they have made progress on the deficit, they have done things
like the national volunteer service. Do you think that the press has
been too fascinated in Washington and across the country with other
ancillary issues like the feud between the President and some more
conservative members of Congess, like Whitewater and Paula Jones?"
-- After Clinton's news conference, Nov. 9, '94.
"Some see the Simpson trial as symptomatic of the legal system's
failure in this country, and in Washington, the Balanced Budget
Amendment as political cowardice."
-- February 23, 1995 Nightly News.
"A lot of people said [there was] just too much red meat there [in
the speech]. You gave the impression that if you're not a white,
heterosexual, Christian, anti-abortion, anti-environment, you're
somehow not welcome in the Republican Party."
-- Tom Brokaw to Pat Buchanan, August 18, 1992.
"There are many people in the Republican Party who believe that the
Repub- lican National Convention in Houston, at which you were a
prominent part, was simply too extreme, too strident in its positions,
and they cite your speech and Pat Buchanan's speech as well."
-- To Pat Robertson, election night 1992.