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Summary

Connie Chung (born as Constance Yu-Hwa Chung in Washington, D.C., U.S.) is a famous Journalist from USA, she is 72 years old and still alive, born August 20, 1946.

Biography

Connie was a correspondent in Washington, DC for the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite in the 1970s, during the Watergate scandal. Later, Chung left for Los Angeles station and operated by CBS, KNXT (now KCBS), which was the second largest in the country (and paying above) local market in Southern California. Chung also anchored the CBS Newsbriefs for stations on the west coast studios KNXT instead of Columbia during its mandate.

She returned to NBC when they started a new program (NBC News at Sunrise). Later, NBC created American Almanac, which she co-hosts with Roger Mudd, after Mudd left NBC Nightly News, where he co-hosted for two years with Tom Brokaw.

Connie left NBC for CBS where she organized on Saturday evening with Connie Chung, and June 1, 1993, she became the second woman (after Barbara Walters with ABC in 1976) to co-anchor the news of a major national network (the solo national news anchor called the United States goes to Katie Couric at CBS). While hosting the CBS Evening News, Chung also hosted a side project on CBS, eye for eye with Connie Chung and also Face to Face with Connie Chung. After this Chung jumped to ABC News where she co-hosts the Monday edition of 20/20 with Charles Gibson and began independent interviews, a field that will soon become his trademark.

She is married to the presenter Maury Povich.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Connie.

Related authors: Maury Povich, Roger Mudd, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Walter Cronkite

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connie_Chung

Famous quotes by Connie Chung (17)


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"You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity"
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"Just about any story we think about doing, whether we've read it in a newspaper, heard it on the radio or come upon it through word of mouth - by the time you get there, every other network, cable station and talk show is already racing to the scene"
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"I don't know when network executives will get out of the Dark Ages"
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"But, you know, sometimes - many - they all understand. That's the nice thing. They were all very happy for me and they understand why I decided to come to CNN. So in that respect, I know that they think it's the best thing for me to do"
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"I once bought an old car back after I sold it because I missed it so much and I had forgotten that it never ran. It was a British racing car. You know, because I just wanted it back. I could only remember what was good about it"
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"Today, especially, when there are so many stations for viewers to choose from, if they want news, they always come to CNN and that's where I wanted to be"
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"We're going to develop - what we want to do is to provide the viewers with what they want from CNN and that is the news. So when people tune in, they'll get the latest news, but they'll also get the biggest story of the day in depth, as CNN does so well"
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"Our son is in school now. You know, he's six-and-a-half and so a big chunk of the day is taken up by school. So I'm hoping that I'll be able to certainly take him to school in the morning, maybe pick him up in the afternoon and come back to work"
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"I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights"
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"I think men are allowed to be fat and bald and ugly and women aren't. And it's just not - there is no equality there"
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"I now need to take a very aggressive approach to having a baby"
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"For instance, he says I let him play golf, and he says, he lets me be miserable in my job. Now - that doesn't quite sound right, does it? But nonetheless, I think for the first time in my life, I'm not going to be miserable in my life when I come and work at CNN"
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"Well, honestly, both my husband and I tend to ignore the tabloids. We see them every once in awhile or it comes to our attention that we are in a tabloid for one reason or another. But it's always false"
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"I mean, all the ratings wars are silly. But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the ratings because it means, you know, it translates into revenue"
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"I think that they had afforded me many opportunities to do good work there, and I think I did. It was a wonderful four years. I really worked with some great people, terrific producers, terrific editors"
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"I was just going at this career - boom, boom, boom! Then all of a sudden, at 38, Oh, my God - I forgot to get married!"
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"As the youngest, I wanted to be my father's son and perpetuate the family name"


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