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A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men.
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A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield. You're flesh and blood.
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Although I was entirely relaxed on camera, if I had to stand up and say something to an assembled group of people, I was rendered all but inarticulate.
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Anyone who writes an autobiographical work at the age of 34 is, at best, presumptuous. It occurred to me that it was time to set the record straight.
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Because you report a story, you are supposed to have an answer on how to solve it.
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Being a novelty had its advantages.
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By far my most perilous assignment was covering a tank car explosion.
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Correspondents are always told to get the gest shot of the Capitol dome.
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Covering the Senate was a routine affair, but I was busy the first few months learning the Senate rules, not to mention when and where newscasters and cameras were allowed.
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Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth.
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For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.
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For me, the truth has always been somewhere between the dream and a harsher reality.
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Houston was a wonderful place for a young reporter to start.
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How is a reporter supposed to feel about ambiguity? As a human, you react to the overwhelming tragedy of it.
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How valuable NBC Magazine was in my career is questionable.
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I chose Ithaca College because it was less expensive than Emerson or Syracuse.
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I couldn't do runway work, nor did I want to take assignments that would take me out of the country.
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I don't exactly know what it means to be ready. A cake when the oven timer goes off? Am I fully baked, or only half-baked?
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I hadn't realized until I covered the police beat just how seedy crime is.
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I have had a lifelong phobia of snakes.
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I remembered the immense impression Kennedy's funeral had made on me.
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I very much wanted to be accepted by my peers, to be considered a serious journalist.
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I was perhaps too insecure in the beginning, too quick to be defensive.
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I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.
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In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
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In interviews I gave early on in my career, I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all: a dynamic job, marriage, and children. In some respects, I was a social adolescent.
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In real life, events seem much less dramatic.
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In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
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It had not occurred to me that marriage requires the same effort as a career. And unlike a career, marriage requires a joint effort.
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It is my belief that one's salary is between an individual and the IRS.
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Many senators have developed a canny sense of what will play best for the audience.
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Men still control the news, both on and off camera.
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Mistakes are not always the result of someone's ineptitude.
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My current goal is to place a moratorium on goals.
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My goal was to be a network correspondent by the time I was 30.
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My most lucrative job in college was a stint as the regional Dodge Girl.
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My second major assignment was to trail Vice President Mondale through the West and Northwest.
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Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus.
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News events are like Texas weather. If you don't like it, wait a minute.
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News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows.
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News reporting is a cycle: No matter how much you work at sending a message, it's only successful if it's received.
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Newscasters cannot call attention to themselves by being too attractive or too unattractive.
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No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
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One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors.
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Our free enterprise system of disseminating information is collectively referred to as The Media. But there is no collective.
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Probably the worst Sunday night newscast at NBC that ever bore my name was one I didn't do.
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Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots.
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Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good television news is always substance over form.
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Television is intensely personal.
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Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
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Ten days after my operation, I went back on the air.
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Texas newsrooms have hurricane reporting down to a science. When a hurricane was imminent, my first thought was how I could make history.
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Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians.
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The bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage.
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The better the coverage, the more discriminating the viewer.
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The code of the road is, if there is anything to eat, eat; if there is a place to sit, sit; if there is a restroom, go.
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The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
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The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news.
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The minute viewers callin or write about your looks, they were not listening to what you were saying.
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The most important event I covered was the Panama Canal debate, which dragged on for months.
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The nearest I had come to a dead being was the fetal pig I dissected in biology class.
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The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus.
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The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best.
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The single life is not one I willingly chose for myself.
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To get it first is important - but more important is to get it right.
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Walking into a room filled with people you don't know but who know you brings out your worst vulnerabilities.
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We've opened up new doors without fully understanding where they lead.
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What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death?
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When for so long you can't get a job for reasons that seem specious, you you finally do have it, you are constantly afraid of losing it.
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When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show.
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When I was a little girl in the 1950s, it would not have been possible for me to say, I want to be an anchorwoman when I grow up.
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When you're not on the scene of a story, you are inexorably involved not only physically but intellectually and emotionally, as well.
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Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention.
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Women may not have it easy, but we are given a fairer chance to reach for the top.
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Women were seldom given quality assignments or adequate air time.
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You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.
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You can get someone to wear a Dan Rather sweater and do a Dan Rather delivery, but you won't have Dan Rather.
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