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Ted Koppel
(1940-____) born on
Feb 8
US broadcast journalist. He has been the anchor for ABC's "Nightline," 1980, which was started to cover the Hostages in Irran; won an Emmy, 1981.
         
   
F
I think we're glazing eyes all across America.

R
Emotions get in the way [but] they don't pay me to start crying at the loss of 269 lives. They pay me to put some perspective on the situation.
A
Our society finds truth too strong a medicine to digest undiluted. In its purest form, truth is not a polite tap on the shoulder. It is a howling reproach.
N
I have the necessary lack of tact.
K
In the days of Caesar, kings had fools and jesters. Now network presidents have anchormen.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Interrupting a long-winded guest, "Nightline," ABC TV 13 Feb 1987.
R: On interviewing guests on "Nightline;" in "The Smartest Man on TV" by Nancy Collins, in "New York," 13 Aug 1984.
A: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
N: On interviewing guests on "Nightline;" in "The Smartest Man on TV" by Nancy Collins, in "New York," 13 Aug 1984.
K: In "People," 17 Dec 1984.
   


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