America’s Sweetheart or Media Mogul? (with Katie Couric)
When Katie Couric was leaving CBS News as the first solo female anchor of a nightly news broadcast on a major network, she read a handwritten note from a former colleague that informed her next choice. Sam asks Katie about that moment and other big ones, like interviewing Sarah Palin at a pivotal moment in the 2008 presidential election and building her own media company. Katie talks about why she waited to have kids, whether her moniker of “America’s Sweetheart” holds true, and which stories she finds most intriguing (and terrifying) today.
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