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Ted Koppel on becoming an anchor at ABC Evening News
02:45
Katie Couric on her first experience as an anchor at WTVJ Miami
01:08
Walter Cronkite on the 1952 political convention where the term "Anchorman" was first coined; the resentment from radio professionals toward the new television medium
03:40
Maria Elena Salinas on anchoring coverage of various natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes and dealing with her personal feelings about such events 
10:13
Dan Rather on filling Walter Cronkite's anchor role
13:12
Barbara Walters on being the first female network news anchor (she was co-anchor from 1976-1978 on ABC Evening News)
00:46
Who talked about this profession

Nick Clooney

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Nick Clooney on how news reporting has changed over the years
02:20
Nick Clooney on his style of news reporting
01:18

Anderson Cooper

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Anderson Cooper on maintaining neutrality as a journalist 
06:46
Anderson Cooper on dealing with breaking news as an anchor live 
07:05
Anderson Cooper on advice to aspiring television journalists 
01:11

Katie Couric

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Katie Couric on her first experience as an anchor at WTVJ Miami
01:08
Katie Couric on lessons learned from being an anchor on Today
02:07

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on the 1952 political convention where the term "Anchorman" was first coined; the resentment from radio professionals toward the new television medium
03:40
Walter Cronkite on the challenges and technological innovations behind covering a live political event
06:03
Walter Cronkite on coming up with his signature signoff "and that's the way it is"
02:06
Walter Cronkite on covering "the great story of our century"; man landing on the moon
02:34
Walter Cronkite on the question of whether he found it difficult to report the news when CBS itself was the news; as in the Quiz Show Scandals, and Watergate
03:01
Walter Cronkite on the definition, as he was told, of the term "anchorman" as coined by Paul Levitan
01:33
Walter Cronkite on why it was important to him to also have the title "managing editor" on the CBS Evening News
01:14
Walter Cronkite on being furious with Pierre Salinger who had leaked to the press that President Kennedy was to make an important announcement about Vietnam on the CBS Evening News
03:34
Walter Cronkite on his on-air editorial that he felt the country should get out of Vietnam; what this meant to the country and the Johnson administration; the authority his role as anchorman had
05:11

Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel on becoming an anchor at ABC Evening News
02:45

Jim Lehrer

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Jim Lehrer on interviewing
05:32
Jim Lehrer on what makes a good interview
05:25
Jim Lehrer on advice to aspiring broadcast journalists
04:27

Robert MacNeil

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Robert MacNeil on the logistics of The MacNeil Lehrer NewsHour and hiring staff for the show
02:03

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on filling in for Walter Cronkite as anchor of CBS Evening News
03:08

Jane Pauley

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Jane Pauley on being comfortable in front of the camera
02:49
Jane Pauley on advice for people getting into broadcasting
02:57
Jane Pauley on the current and future role of the news anchors
01:35

Maury Povich

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Maury Povich on his preference between hosting a talk show and anchoring news
02:34
Maury Povich on what makes a good news anchor
01:29

Jorge Ramos

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Jorge Ramos on being hired at KMEX channel 34 in Los Angeles and learning how to tell a story
04:05
Jorge Ramos on being an objective journalist and covering the Elián González story
02:57
Jorge Ramos on his and his crew's safety when traveling in war zones and other dangerous places 
04:12
Jorge Ramos on what makes a good interview and his most important interviews
02:29
Jorge Ramos on the role of a journalist and taking a stand
04:18
Jorge Ramos on good advice he's received about being a journalist 
01:34
Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on advice to someone starting a journalism career
02:00
Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on their longevity 
02:04

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on what he learned about being in front of a camera as a newsman from Calvin Jones after his first audition
Dan Rather on filling Walter Cronkite's anchor role
13:12

Maria Elena Salinas

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Maria Elena Salinas on appealing to different aspects of the Latino community
02:15
Maria Elena Salinas on anchoring coverage of various natural disasters like earthquakes and hurricanes and dealing with her personal feelings about such events
10:13
Maria Elena Salinas on covering immigration and doing advocacy journalism 
03:37
Maria Elena Salinas on preparation she does to interview world leaders and others
09:29
Maria Elena Salinas on what makes a good interview
00:38
Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on advice to someone starting a journalism career
02:00
Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas on their longevity
02:04

Barbara Walters

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Barbara Walters on being the first female network news anchor (she was co-anchor from 1976-1978 on ABC Evening News)
00:46
Barbara Walters on the rise of women in television and her advice to women on getting ahead
00:53