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Encore Q&A: Morley Safer

Washington, DC
Saturday, April 13, 2013

Our guest is twelve-time Emmy Award winning CBS News and “60 Minutes” reporter Morley Safer. He shares stories about his early years at the network, reveals that he never finished college, and expresses his opinion against the trend of citizen journalism on the internet. In addition, Safer discusses his impressions of the Douglas Brinkley biography titled, “Cronkite.” He remarks about the designation of Mr. Cronkite as being “the most trusted man in America,” and tells stories of working with the anchorman in London and other locales. Mr. Safer also discusses some of the most controversial episodes of the weekly newsmagazine “60 Minutes.”

Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 12:42pm (ET)

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