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May 1st, 2009 • Quill Archives
Happy birthday, ’Broadcast News’

It was December l987. An “NBC Nightly News” colleague, Cheryl McDermott, hounded me to see a new movie about the news industry, “Broadcast News.” Truthfully, the last thing I thought I wanted to see was a movie about work, but when Tom Brokaw, my boss, said it was worth seeing, I had to go.