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Bernard Shaw
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    (May 22, 1940- )
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    News correspondent for CBS (1971-77) and ABC (1977-80)
    Anchorman for CNN (1980-2001)
    Won two Emmys, four Cable Ace Awards and a Peabody
    During the 1988 Presidential debates, he bluntly asked Michael Dukakis, 'If Kitty Dukakis were raped and murdered, would you favor an irrevocable death penalty for the killer?'
    The night before American bombs started dropping on Baghdad, he told viewers, 'Personally, I do not think there will be a war.' (January 16, 1991)
    CNN's tribute to him on his retirement was bumped by two days for coverage of an earthquake in Seattle.
    He complained about CNN copying Fox News.
    Asked what he thinks of CNN, he replied 'I try not to.' (2007)
    He served in the Marines.
    He said of CNN's early days, 'We were pioneers.... I think CNN was the last frontier in television.'
    He provided live coverage from Tiananmen Square until the Chinese government pulled the plug on CNN's satelite access, then sent reports via fax and smuggled videotapes (1989).
    During the Gulf War, he reported from Baghdad, seeking shelter under a desk as cruise missiles flew past the window.
    He said, 'I don't want to hear an anchor's personal opinion about anything. Just report the news.'

Credit: C. Fishel


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 10 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 30 Votes: 56.67% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 44 Votes: 56.82% Annoying
 
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