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Re: Dan Ratherisms

In a message dated 11/9/2000 11:48:02 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
beckwith@ime.net writes:

<< CBS forced Walter Cronkite to retire at 65!  Come to think of it, maybe 
 were trying to avoid just this sort of thing... :) >>

Isn't Rather 70ish or thereabouts? And, having been too young to recall, why 
did CBS *force* Cronkite to retire? Try that thing nowadays and there would 
have been an age-discrimination lawsuit.

At least there was no cussing from David Brinkley this year, as far as I know.