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Dan Rather
(1931-____) born on
Oct 31
US news anchorman. He has been the anchor for "The CBS Evening News" since 1981; co-editor of "Sixty Minutes" and host of "48 hours."
The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth.'

If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.
You'd better do what you feel good about doing. If we [try] to figure out what it is the audience wants and then try to deliver it to them, we're lost souls on the ghost ship forever.
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
Anyone who says network news cannot be profitable doesn't know what he is talking about. But anyone who says it must "always," make money is misguided and irresponsible.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: "I Remember."
A: On job of CBS president Howard Stringer, quoted by Peter J Boyer "CBS News in Search of Itself," in NY "Times," 28 Dec 86
N: In "The Fourth 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1990.
K: In NY "Times," 10 Mar 87

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