Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

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Byline: Quotation sources: New York Times, obscurestore.typepad.com, cnn.com, Associated Press, New York Times, Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Associated Press (2), New York Daily News

"We're going to always be bound by this."

Carl Bernstein, on his relationship with fellow Watergate reporter Bob Woodward and their three-decade protection of Deep Throat's identity

"Do the chickens have large talons?"

National Spelling Bee contestant Dominic Ranz Ebarle Errazo, using his turn in front of the mike to pay homage to now legendary cinematic geek Napoleon Dynamite. Kids in the audience laughed, but the TV commentator was confused, musing, "I wonder if he's giving some kind of code?"

"I would like to see us return to a little more international coverage... And maybe a little less pervert of the day."

CNN founder Ted Turner, on what he'd change about the channel now, if he could

"I love being in the race car. That's why I'm in this sport. And I guess I'll have to win a race before people really believe in me."

Twenty-three-year-old racing sensation Danica Patrick, on why her fourth-place Indy 500 finish, the best ever for a woman, isn't good enough for her

"When I found out who it was, it kind of put a smile on my face. It was like, 'Hey, wait a minute, I know this guy, and he's a good guy'."

Jarett Nixon, great-nephew of former president Richard Nixon, on seeing law-school classmate Nicholas Jones on television reading a statement on behalf of his grandfather, Watergate Deep Throat source Mark Felt

"I am quite confident she has not decided to do that, or, if she has, she hasn't told me. …

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