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Yes, but I think, in fairness to the record, I ought to have a chance to look at
Sure. We'll come back to it.
It was a good idea, that got caught up in politics.
Okay. We'll go back to that.
It really got caught up in politics, because of the question, “Who is the spokesman
for the party out of power?” The chairman of the Democratic National Committee, or his
counterpart? Or, is the majority leader on the Hill? Or, is it a likely candidate for the
office? I took the position that we, the news people, would pick the guy, and do it in
consultation, but we had to have the final word about who was going to do it. The man
who was then in charge of the Republican National Committee demanded equal time. I've
forgotten now, that's why I want to look at the record.
We'll go back to that. I'd like to look at some things too.
So, in my life, there was all kinds of fun and excitement in my days at CBS. A lot
of it in the office, and a lot of it in Washington, because I got to see political machinery
pretty close up.
Could we talk a little bit about exit polling, and the impact that that's had? Polling
after people come out of the polling booth.
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