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Couric Touts How 'Most of Us Are Ready to Say Good Riddance' to Past Decade

More than a year before the end of "the first decade of the 21st century," Katie Couric publicized a non-CBS News poll which, she relayed, found "as we get ready to close the chapter on the first ...

Gibson's Reminiscing Humanizes Obama and Biden as He Re-Runs Whacks at Reagan and Palin

Beginning his last week as anchor of ABC's World News before retiring on Friday, Charles Gibson ended his final Monday newscast by reminiscing about the political stories he's covered over his ...

CBS Early Show Touts Left-Wing Documentary On American History

In an interview with actor Matt Damon on Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith discussed the star's role in a liberal documentary on American history: "'The People Speak,' based on one of ...

NBC Showcases Statue of Barry Obama at 10 with Nobel Medal and Butterfly

NBC's Brian Williams took time Thursday night to show video a statue of President Barack Obama at age 10, then known as Barry, being unveiled in Jakarta, near where he attended school. "The statue ...

NBC's Historian Goodwin Campaigns for Democratic Senate Candidate

Before the Democratic primary vote on Tuesday in Massachusetts to replace the late Senator Ted Kennedy, a chance to catch up with how historian Doris Kearns Goodwin - a favorite of NBC News - ...

ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat

ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of Edward Brooke for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S. Senator, but not ...

ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat

ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of Edward Brooke for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S. Senator, but not ...

ABC Fails to ID First Elected Black Senator as a Republican - Beaten by White Democrat

ABC anchor Charles Gibson on Wednesday night had time to convey President Barack Obama's praise of Edward Brooke for "breaking barriers" as the first popularly-elected black U.S. Senator, but not ...

40 Years Since Chappaquiddick; Ted Kennedy 'Would Have Brought Comfort' to Mary Jo Kopechne 'In Her Old Age'

Saturday marked the 40th anniversary of the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, killed July 18, 1969 after leaving a party with Senator Edward Kennedy. Over the course of the past four decades, the media ...

Flashback: John John Was No 'Sun God,' Chappaquiddick Was a Kopechne Tragedy

"The sudden death of the only son of an assassinated President is certainly a major news story, but the TV nets used his death as a chance to launch a week-long tribute to him as America's 'crown ...
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