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The question is just as important as the answer.
I don't talk about my politics. I am registered as an independent.
I'm an only child, so I don't even have nieces or nephews.
I was an only child of a father who loved me deeply, but we didn't play catch, even though I was an athlete. We didn't go fishing or hunting or any of the things I wanted to do. Why not? He just didn't do that.
The alarm rings 4:45, again at 5, but I wake up 4:30 naturally. Shower, shave, orange juice, perk my own coffee, hear the news, and the CBS car arrives 5:30.
I would love to have a long and serious conversation with the Pope. And Woody Allen, whom I have never interviewed. Then, after those two? Steve Jobs.
It would be wonderful to become what Oprah has become: she is in such a class of her own, as an entrepreneur, as a performer and an icon. The idea of building a series of programmes and choosing people that I think have talent to do them would be a very interesting idea. I would love to show that television can have soul, depth and range.
I would've been intrigued by being a film director. I would've been intrigued by politics. I thought about architecture.
If I was madly in love with someone who offered the opportunity to spend our lives together, I would love to have a child or adopt a child.
Richard Serra, the great sculptor, personifies an artist for me.
There's a great appetite for smart television. Every day I get up and there are interesting stories I want to do.
When I think about athletes, probably my favorite guest of all time among baseball players was Ted Williams.
Nighttime, in a nanosecond, asleep by 10:30. No chance I'll get through the day without two naps. Before noon, around 11 A.M. I catch 30 minutes. Living not far from CBS is perfect because afternoons I go home for another.
My parents had a great work ethic.
The great regret of my life is that I didn't have children.
The person I've always wanted to interview but never met was Richard Burton.
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