Live from the Briefing Room

Friday, March 03, 2006


The White House spokesperson has briefed the press live on TV regularly since 1998 when Clinton Press Secretary Mike McCurry allowed CNN's cameras go live. The result is that the public can watch as reporters do the dirty work of trying to get answers from the spokesperson. Theatrics are a necessary part of the process but do reporters play it up for the camera? First, Bob talks with veteran ABC newsman Sam Donaldson. Then, Brooke talks with Mike McCurry.

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