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:
- Savannah Guthrie to 'Girls' Star: 'Spoiler Alert, I'm Not' Willing to Bare All for Show Part
- Tom Brokaw: 'Very Pleased' With the Progress of Cancer Treatment
- Happy Birthday Willard Scott
- Kerry Sanders Temporarily Blinded After Hours of Live Shots: 'The UV Light Was Slowly Burning My Corneas'