10 Questions for Meredith Vieira

The soon-to-debut new anchor of NBC's Today show talks about morning viewers, working moms who want to have it all and how The View has become a joke


Meredith Vieira

Her goofy humor and disarming frankness won Meredith Vieira myriad fans as the host of The View and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. On Sept. 13 the veteran journalist and mother of three takes a seat opposite Matt Lauer as the new co-anchor of NBC's Today show. She talked with TIME's Jeff Chu about how her husband's battles with cancer and multiple sclerosis have changed her, working moms who want to have it all, and her favorite story of all time.

In 2002 you turned down CBS's Early Show and said you "don't like getting up early in the morning."...

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