I'm sensitive about my image of being hard to reach.
If you don't have the rights, you can't do the show.
People essentially like local news better than network news.
I think we have erred on the side of being too conservative so far, to tell you the truth.
Most of what we report from Congress they don't care about unless it affects them directly.
People also don't care about the daily comings and goings of diplomats and yet we must report it.
I don't think any industry was ever as closely scrutinized and written about and constantly in the public eye as television.
I don't expect to win every battle but I think Fred Pierce has enough respect for me that I can go fight my battles and win my share.
I think people tuned in a lot to see Barbara when she first came here and they just didn't like the show they saw. I think it was dull. It was sterile.
I respect the game that goes on of putting this against that, but I don't respect, nor do I enjoy, an awful lot of the actual programs that go on the air.