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Re: JFK Missing -- Coverage

Who was that woman on CBS TV this morning?

I was listening to the TV feed on the radio....and the woman (was she from
the Sat Morn "This MOrning" show?) was sooo drippy with "America's Royal"
family....she sounded more like my mother than a reporter.......

This was right before and a little while after Dan Rather had arrived on the

BTW...>What do folks think about Radio (WBZ in particular), running TV


- -----Original Message-----
From: Bill O'Neill <billo@erols.com>
To: Boston Radio Interest <boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org>
Date: Saturday, July 17, 1999 3:53 PM
Subject: JFK Missing -- Coverage

>3:10 p.m.
>This morning around 9:30 I dashed off an email to New England Cable
>News' feedback address after tuning them in to get info on the
>emerging story only to see a Chappaquidick (sp) piece.  It just seemed
>poorly timed, despite the 30th anniversary of the accident and death
>of Ms. Kopechne.  I tend to think that based on the flow of that hour
>on the channel that they were not even live.  Not sure.
>So far, of all nets, Peter Jennings still proves to be the best talker
>when there is nothing new to report.  His tosses and cross with
>Charlie Gibson (at the Kenn. Compd.) were well-placed.
>Heather Kahn...almost felt bad for her.  Facile with anchoring
>breaking news would not be an attribute this morning.   Felt worse for
>Chet, an accomplished pilot, who seemed annoyed at remarks by some
>reporters who depicted pilots of small craft as reckless.
>Interesting that WBZ radio carried TV audio for much of the afternoon,
>thus far.  John Henning's perspective, (Q&A with Liz Walker)
>reflecting on his 1960 remembrances of the election time when Jackie
>was an expecting mother with John, Jr.
>A tough story on which to report in light of the tragic framework,
>juxtaposed by expanses of big, live aerial video featuring
>Massachusetts Bay, framed by logos, headers, reaching, often halting,
>Bill O'Neill