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Sexual Misconduct / Lauer / A Discussion #1118293

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) NBC's firing of "Today" host Matt Lauer after being accused of sexual misbehavior examined; details given from the "Variety" report on examples of his actions with women, a"New York Times" report on other incidents. [On "Today," co-host Savannah GUTHRIE - says she is heartbroken for him & our colleagues.] The recent firings of newspeople Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin & Bill O'Reilly recalled. The interview by Lauer with Fox's Bill O'Reilly shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Bill Carter & "Variety"'s Elizabeth Wagmeister & Ramin Setoodeh† about the Lauer/NBC story. [SETOODEH, WAGMEISTER, CARTER - offer views on the women taking a stand on harassment in the workplace, the details about Lauer's behavior, the women's complaints to NBC management, the importance of "Today" to NBC with a rolling impact likely, the atmosphere created at "Today" for women, Lauer's "comfort" with his female co-hosts, the office power dynamic & sexual predatory behavior.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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