David Westin, former president of ABC News, recounts his thirteen year tenure from 1997 to 2010. Mr. Westin recalls his arrival at ABC near the end of the 1990s when network news dominance was being challenged by the growth of cable news and remembers the news stories that marked his career at ABC. David Westin showed slides during his presentation. Then he responded to questions submitted by members of the audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco. Belva Davis moderated. close
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