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April 1, 1990 | Jeff Danziger, Danziger is an editorial cartoonist and a Vietnam veteran
Morley Safer takes a trip back to the Vietnam he reported from for most of the conflict, and his findings and recollections are well worth reading. His style is spare and sharp. Mercifully, he avoids finding great lessons where there are none. I attribute his manner to his being essentially still a Canadian, despite years at CBS. Like most Canadians, he routinely deducts 90% of the ballyhoo of American journalism.
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September 4, 2003 | From Associated Press
If you see some celebrity interviews on "60 Minutes," the correspondents are probably holding their noses. Morley Safer, Steve Kroft and Lesley Stahl didn't hide their distaste Wednesday for the hottest trend in their line of work. Celebrity chats are such winners for newsmagazines that NBC and ABC this summer arranged for help from entertainment news shows in landing them.
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September 4, 2003 | From Associated Press
If you see some celebrity interviews on "60 Minutes," the correspondents are probably holding their noses. Morley Safer, Steve Kroft and Lesley Stahl didn't hide their distaste Wednesday for the hottest trend in their line of work. Celebrity chats are such winners for newsmagazines that NBC and ABC this summer arranged for help from entertainment news shows in landing them.
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May 20, 1990 | Jeff Danziger
" . . . his findings and recollections are well worth reading. His style is spare and sharp. Mercifully, he avoids finding great lessons where there are none."
ENTERTAINMENT
April 11, 1991
Mary Tyler Moore, Morley Safer and Walter Cronkite will participate in a tribute to CBS patriarch William S. Paley at a benefit tonight for the Museum of Television and Radio in New York. The museum--which Paley founded--is moving to expanded headquarters in Manhattan and will open there Sept. 12.
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January 6, 1988 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
CBS News adding five "star" names to the "CBS Evening News" Dan Rather anchors, announced late Tuesday that its "60 Minutes" correspondents will regularly contribute reports to the top-rated weeknight news program. The first, Mike Wallace, will begin filing reports next week, to be followed by Morley Safer, Harry Reasoner, Diane Sawyer and Ed Bradley. Their "Evening News" work will depend on their availability from "60 Minutes."
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August 24, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Errata: Movie theaters in the United States: 18,000 Movie theaters in the Soviet Union: 151,280 Number of trench coats owned by Morley Safer: 5 Pairs of sunglasses owned by Jack Nicholson: 15 New game shows pitched to TV stations in 1985: 17;in 1986: 31 Diameter of TV's "Wheel of Fortune": 8'6" Forgeries discovered since 1980 in the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art collection: 50 Number of New York City police officers who are members of the Screen Actors Guild: 350 "Rambos" listed in the
BUSINESS
February 29, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Judge Quashes CBS Subpoena: The New York State Supreme Court judge ruled that the network does not have to give a tobacco company material from its "60 Minutes" interviews with a whistle-blowing former executive. Judge Robert Lippmann, who said he wanted to safeguard "a viable free press," also refused to compel correspondents Mike Wallace and Morley Safer and others to give pretrial depositions. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.
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May 4, 1994 | ROBERT KOEHLER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Welcome back to CBS--when CBS was CBS. "One for the Road With Charles Kuralt and Morley Safer" is the closest thing to a valedictory statement by the network on its once glorious self. That is because Kuralt always represented the best face of CBS, when it believed in the human face of news. In what marks Kuralt's last "assignment" for CBS News, he chats and reminisces and reflects with Safer in a reading room at the New York Public Library.
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August 29, 1990 | Associated Press
The Middle East crisis has attracted television news viewers in record numbers. Not only are more people watching, but they are tuning into relatively obscure programs such as "Face the Nation." "60 Minutes" was the most watched show on prime-time television for the second consecutive week, according to figures released Tuesday by the A. C. Nielsen Co. Separate research by Nielsen on six Sunday news and information programs showed that viewership had increased by 27.7% since Iraq's Aug.
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