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Posts Tagged ‘Lee Cowan’

CBS This Morning Hangs with Robert Evans

Holy smokes. To spice up a report wrapped around a recent visit to the hallowed Beverly Hills home and Paramount Studios office of Robert Evans, Lee Cowan‘s producers dug up some old footage of Edward R. Murrow interviewing the young, dashing actor. That alone makes this morning’s report a must-watch for fans of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Happily, the actor who went on to become a studio mogul is still driving the Jag, making jokes and, most importantly, writing after a series of near-fatal strokes 15 years ago. We have not yet had the chance to read his new book The Fat Lady Sang, but judging by the sensational Frank Sinatra chapter excerpted in London’s Telegraph, it’s going to be as memorable as previous memoir The Kid Stays in the Picture.

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CBS This Morning Sizes Media Footprint of ‘Meatball the Bear’

Have SoCal bear sightings risen to the media-frenzy level of SoCal car chases? That’s what a California Department of Fish and Game official told reporter Lee Cowan in a report aired today on CBS This Morning.

Although the analogy may be a bit of a stretch, there’s no denying the 15 minutes of furry fame achieved by “Meatball the Bear.” Very few mammals can lay claim to the #humblebrag of a thoughtful Charlie Rose intro (again, see above).

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