This morning “Today” dedicated most of its broadcast to its 60th anniversary celebration, kicking off with an introduction from Matt Lauer:
The program featured congratulations — and a proclamation — from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, President and First Lady Michelle Obama and a cadre of celebrities (Tom Hanks delivered the birthday cake), along with a number of retrospective packages, such as this one:
- Tom Brokaw Receives Medal of Freedom
- Shaq Makes Surprise Visit to 'Today'
- Networks Will Cover Chuck Hagel Resignation
- Networks Divided On Use of Term 'Illegal'