Television: The Man Behind Harry

Harry Harry Reasoner, introducing a CBS-TV Essay on Woman: "This broadcast was prepared by men, and makes no claim to being fair. Prejudice has saved us a great deal of time in preparation."

Reasoner, talking about bridges as cam eras frame the Verrazano Narrows span across New York harbor: "Man has made a sewer of the river and spanned it with a poem." Reasoner discussing Americans' fascination with automobile races: "They don't come to see a crash, but if there were never any crashes they'd never come," Because of such commentaries, Harry Reasoner is widely recognized for his wit and perception; in...

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