Which Network News Correspondent Was Also An Irish Step Dance Champ?

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BrennanDanceCorn beef, cabbage, parades and pints, just a few of the things that mark St. Patrick’s Day. And here’s one more: Irish step dance. Steeped in Irish tradition, it’s actually become a year-round thing, with competitions held from coast-to-coast.

And did you know CBS’s own Margaret Brennan was a teenage step dance champ? ‘Tis true. Brennan, CBS’s State Department correspondent, told us so on “CBS Sunday Morning” yesterday.

And showcasing her versatility as a reporter, following her jig on “Sunday Morning,” Brennan two-stepped on to “Face the Nation” where she reported live with breaking news on the situation in Crimea. The “Sunday Morning” story after the jump…