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Today's word on journalism

Friday, November 10, 2006

Q&A with Ed Bradley:

Q: What single issue should be covered more at CBS News?
A: Foreign news.

Q: Have you ever been assigned a story you objected to? How did you deal with it?
A: When I first started in New York at WCBS radio, the assignment editor automatically assigned any story that had a minority in it to me. I objected to being typecast and told him if I didn't get a variety of stories -- as other reporters did -- then I would take it up with the news director.

Q: If you were not in news, what would you be doing?
A: If I had the talent, I'd play bass guitar and sing in a kicking band.

--Ed Bradley, reporter, "60 Minutes," died yesterday of leukemia at age 65 (2006)

World Trade Center, five years later

MEMORIES: The memorial at the WTC site includes pictures taken Sept. 11, 2001, and days afterward. A timeline is also displayed for the crowds who visit the site every day. A total of 2,973 deaths have been confirmed as a result of the attacks with an additional 24 people missing but presumed dead. Bottom, a sign outlines plans for a Freedom Tower. The building will be 1,776 feet tall, in honor of the Declaration of Independence. / Photos by Jennifer Lund



 
 

 

 

 

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