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:
- NBC News Crew on Mt. Everest As Avalanche Hits
- Natalie Morales: 'Mind Over Matter' During Boston Marathon
- 'MTP' Covers Anniversary of Boston Bombings Without Adrianne Haslet-Davis
- Savannah Guthrie on Pregnancy: 'Honestly Didn't Know If I'd Ever Get This Chance'