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Tom Brokaw Recalls His KNBC Days

Tom Brokaw told some great stories over the weekend as Conan Nolan’s guest on Press Conference, including running into Jack Benny next to the food truck during lunch hour at NBC4′s Burbank studios and mingling with other Hollywood celebrities:

“The first night I was on the air in the fall of 1966 for the election of Ronald Reagan [as governor], we were doing a lot of network feeds. I was 26-years-old, not that long out of South Dakota, and we took a break and I heard somebody off to the side say, ‘Psst, kid!’”

“There were two guys standing there, and I said, ‘Yes?” And they said, ‘How’s Reagan doing?’ And I said ‘Well, I think he’s going to win it.’ And they said, ‘Are you sure?” And I replied, ‘Well I’m pretty sure, Mr. Hope and Mr. Crosby.’”

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LA City Attorney Debate Next Week at Town Hall

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We couldn’t think of anything nerdier to attend…and we cover Comic Con.

Carmen Trutanich, Environmental Attorney, and Jack Weiss, Los Angeles City Councilmember, 5th District, both vying for the office of city attorney in a well-publicized runoff race, will debate each other, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy. The nonpartisan organizations TOWN HALL Los Angeles and the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles will host the debate. KNBC’s Conan Nolan is the moderator.

All the info is here.