williams_9-24.jpgThe cover story of the current issue of AARP Magazine is a feature on Brian Williams by Joe Conason. Williams describes his role on the Nightly News as that of a Supreme Court justice.

“I’m in the Brokaw seat on the Supreme Court,” he said. “Tom used to view it as being in the Chancellor seat; and before him, Frank McGee; and before him, Huntley and Brinkley. And we see it as a continuum.”

Brokaw talks about the decision to bring Williams to NBC in the article. “I never understood why CBS wasn’t finding more room for him at the network level,” he said. “I told him, ‘If you look around, there is nobody behind me. You can get in line.’”

Williams is also asked about both presidential candidates,and reveals a behind-the-scenes story about each. Click continued to check it out…

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