Reuniting Anchors and Reliving 60 Years of Today


By Alex Weprin Comment

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:

The culmination was a reunion of anchors, everyone from Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Jane Pauley and Deborah Norville to Bryant Gumbel, Tom Brokaw and Hugh Downs: