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TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their ‘Spirit’

People across the country today participated in “Spirit Day,” wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were color-coordinated today.

On the morning shows:

On ABC’s “Good Morning America,” George Stephanopoulos and Robin Roberts participated, as did Ann Curry and Al Roker on NBC’s “Today.” All four co-hosts on “The View” — Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Elisabeth Hasselbeck — were decked out in purple as well.

After the jump, see who on the evening news and who on cable participated.

On the evening news:

NBC’s Brian Williams and ABC’s George Stephanopoulos (filling in for Diane Sawyer) were both in purple.

On cable:

On CNBC, the entire “Squawk Box” and “Squawk on the Street” teams participated: Andrew Ross Sorkin, Joe Kernen, Carl Quintanilla, Jim Cramer, Steve Liesman and Simon Hobbs. Also in purple were CNBC’s Melissa Francis, Sue HereraScott Wapner, Tyler MathisenDavid Faber, Kayla Tausche, Brian Sullivan, Amanda Drury, Herb Greenberg, Bob Pisani and Bill Griffeth.

On MSNBC, Willie Geist got into the purple spirit, as did Chris Jansing, Thomas Roberts, Andrea Mitchell, Tamron Hall, Martin Bashir and Dylan Ratigan.

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