Q&A with Roger Mudd, Part 2

In the second of a two-part interview, Roger Mudd talked about his memoir The Place To Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of… read more

In the second of a two-part interview, Roger Mudd talked about his memoir The Place To Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News, published by PublicAffairs. In his book former CBS correspondent Roger Mudd tells the story of years at CBS, from 1961 to 1980. Mr. Mudd talked about allegations that senior CBS executives told correspondents to “go easy” on President Nixon in presenting their analysis following his resignation and video clips were shown of the August 8, 1974, CBS newscast which also included Eric Sevareid and Dan Rather. He talked about his relationship with the Kennedys and clips were shown of his 1979 documentary about Senator Edward Kennedy titled “Teddy.” A video clip was shown of his coverage of reaction on Capitol Hill to the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew on October 10, 1973. He also talked about his coverage of the 1964 Senate filibuster of the Voting Rights Act. close

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Program ID:
204450-2
Category:
Q&A
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2008
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2012

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  • Apr 06, 2008 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 2008 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 07, 2008 | 5:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2008 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2008 | 11:21pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 15, 2012 | 1:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 16, 2012 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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