You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
It is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced.
It's all storytelling, you know. That's what journalism is all about.
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.
If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
Speaking generally, people who are drawn to journalism are interested in what happens from the ground up less than they are from the top down.
The response to 'The Greatest Generation' and the books that followed has been one of the most satisfying experiences of my life.
I'm not going to sit on the porch of the old anchorman's home with a drool cup.
In Los Angeles, I had the good fortune of anchoring the news right before Johnny Carson came on, so to see him, the Hollywood stars watched me first.
TV is a fickle business. I'm only good for the length of my contract.
I think people of my generation became journalists - you know, right after the broadcast pioneer fathers - because we wanted to report the big stories.
I had this unusual mix of curiosity, the ability to write in ways people understood, and when I appeared, viewers seemed to trust me to get them through some cataclysmic changes.
I was unknown because I came to Washington from the West. I started covering Watergate. Immodestly, I'd say I did it pretty well, in part because it was hard to go wrong.
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.
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