Journalist Roger Mudd discusses The Place to Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News.
Mudd shares his experiences as a CBS reporter: the rivalries, the egos, the pride, the competition, the ambitions - the volatile mix from which the news thundered. He also critique broadcast news today, especially political coverage.
Roger Mudd is an Emmy Award-winning U.S. television journalist and broadcaster, most recently as the primary anchor for The History Channel.
Previously, Mudd was weekend and weekday substitute anchor of CBS Evening News, co-anchor of the weekday NBC Nightly News, and hosted NBC's Meet the Press, and NBC's American Almanac television newsmagazine.
I think someday "Breaking News" will tell us there will be no more 24 hour news that'll bring us back to the days of the ten oclock news.
NOW THAT'S ((good)) NEWS.
BTW...who's telling the ((good)) news these days?
Watch Commonwealth Club of California
Unlimited access to all programs
Watch Roger Mudd on the Glory Days of Television News