JANE PAULEY: Surviving Nicely, Thanks

When she thought NBC wanted her out, JANE PAULEY prepared to go quietly, but the public uproar provided revenge she is too ladylike to savor

& The morning after the second episode of her new series, Real Life with Jane Pauley, TV's newest prime-time star sits in her office, heating a cup of coffee in her microwave oven and fielding compliments from colleagues. One of them, NBC News president Michael Gartner, is in the hall outside her door. "What'd you think?" Jane calls out. "Liked it," says Gartner, a squarish, soft-spoken executive badly in need of some peace and quiet. Pauley senses there might be more on his mind: "You talking about anything . . .?" Gartner saunters toward her and offers one suggestion for the...

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