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Katie Couric on Cancer, & Bitches

Walters_Couric_7.30.jpgKatie Couric made her first appearance on The View this morning. The CBS Evening News anchor was promoting the multi-network Stand Up To Cancer benefit Sept. 5. She also talked about her future with CBS News, the press coverage of her including being misquoted in an Israeli newspaper, first reported here.

Barbara Walters, who talked about being the first woman co-anchor on a network newscast asked the first woman anchor of a network newscast: “Are you going to stay for five years?”

Couric: “You know, I think that…I’m enjoying what I’m doing now. I really like the people I’m working with.”

Walters: “Five years?”

Couric: “We’ll see. You know. We’ll see. You have to constantly assess the situation. I think, you know, I’m enjoying it. I think our show is really strong. We just won an Edward R. Murrow award for best newscast.”

Walters: “So you’re not leaving after the elections?”

Couric: “No. I have no plans to do that.”

As for the coverage of her, Couric quoted daughter Carrie who was quoting Samantha from Sex and the City: “If I listened to what every bitch in New York City said about me, I’d never leave the house.”

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