Roger Mudd's First Big Breaks
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/04/08/Roger_Mudd_Glory_Days_of_Television_News Former CBS News correspondent Roger Mudd recounts his first "big breaks" as a television reporter in the early 1960s. ----- 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.