Visiting the White House is always a humbling experience. I’m always in awe of the history those walls have witnessed. And I was impressed by the respect President Bush has for the place. He even told one of our producers “Straighten your tie, young man. You’re in the White House.” I loved that.She wasn't nearly as enamored of protocol in 1992, when she turned the first President Bush's courtesy call during a Barbara Bush house tour into a nearly 20-minute grilling on the upcoming election and other topics. But that was in a previous life, and before Dan Rather demonstrated what can happen to an anchor who is not properly deferential to the current occupant of the White House.
Monday, September 18, 2006
Katie blogs, with humble awe for the White House and (apparently) its occupant
From Katie Couric's blog post about her first week in the new content-free CBS News anchor chair: