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Today is the birthday of J.P. Friere. Also: Sen. Alan Simpson and Rep. Jim DeMint. Tomorrow? Brian Stelter and John Mercurio. Thursday? Glynnis MacNicol! 45 years ago, CBS extended its nightly news cast from 15 minutes to 30. 108 years ago, Teddy Roosevelt coined the “speak softly and carry a big stick” line. 64 years ago, George H.W. Bush was shot down in WWII. 25 years ago, Tom Brokaw over took over as sole anchor of “Nightly News.” Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “Screw Web media. We aren’t TV. We’re a damn newsPAPER! PAPER PAPER PAPER! Rawr!” Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time.
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