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February 17, 2005

"Frankly, we don't know whether to run, to watch, or to bark at the moon" (Hoke)

CBS plans tribute to Dan Rather

Rather, 73, will talk about last fall’s ill-fated “60 Minutes Wednesday” story about President Bush’s military service, said Susan Zirinsky, the show’s executive producer. CBS fired the story’s producer and asked for the resignations of three executives because it could not authenticate documents used in the story.

In a 60 minute tribute (minus 18 minutes for Metamucil, Cialis and Depends commercials), that should be just enough time for "Well, Mary's a great gal, and we thought it was a tight story. Tight as a tick. Spandex tight. Other than that, well . . . I'm just sorry it turned out to be shakier than cafeteria Jell-O."


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