Dan Departs: Notes & Quotes

By Brian 

The AP’s lead refers to Memogate: “Dan Rather, the hard-charging anchorman who dominated CBS News for more than two decades but whose final months were clouded by a discredited story on the president’s military service, is leaving CBS after 44 years, the network announced Tuesday.”

> A prime-time special on Rather’s career will air this fall…

> CBS is making a contribution to Rather’s alma mater, Sam Houston State University. Any word on how much $$$ they’re donating?…

> An e-mailer asks: “Who will the Republicans have to kick around now?”

> Larry King commented to USA Radio Network: “I think he got a raw deal…”