Thursday, December 12, 2019

DID MEET THE PRESS BREAK D.C. GUN LAW?

December 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Meet the Press host David Gregory was reportedly being investigated by police after displaying a high-capacity ammunition magazine during Sunday’s edition of the interview show. Such magazines are banned in Washington D.C., where the program originates. During an interview on the program with Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the National Rifle Association, Gregory held up […]

BROKAW ROASTS WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

No doubt evoking a hearty “amen” from Donald Trump, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw said on Meet the Press Sunday that members of the White House Correspondents Association ought to “rethink” their annual dinner at which the president delivers a political address in the form of a satirical routine. “And if ever there’s […]

AFTER 20 YEARS, SCHIEFFER GETS HIS WISH

December 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s easy to conclude that CBS bosses take Bob Schieffer for granted. When he was temporarily assigned to take over the anchor’s desk at the CBS Evening News after the departure of Dan Rather and before the arrival of Katie Couric, he not only produced ratings for the newscast that were higher than they were […]

IS WHITE HOUSE SNUBBING FOX NEWS AGAIN?

March 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Reviving the conflict between the White House and Fox News, Fox News Sunday‘s host Chris Wallace on Sunday complained that while the White House had made Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates available to NBC, ABC, and CBS for their Sunday-morning public-affairs programs, it did not make them available for […]