Cry, The Beloved Anchors

This week’s Observer offered The Crying Game: I’m Sad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take This Anymore!, all about on-air tears from news anchors and pundits. What follows is a selection of clips referenced in the piece:

Keith Olbermann’s tribute to his mother, MSNBC, April 4, 2009

Glenn Beck, Fox News, March 13, 2009.

Juan Williams on Election Night, Fox News, November 4, 2008.

Roland Martin on Election Night, CNN, November 4, 2008.

Andrea Mitchell on Tim Russert’s death, NBC, June 13, 2008.

Tom Brokaw on Tim Russert, NBC, June 15, 2008.

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Jon Stewart after 9/11, Comedy Central, September 20, 2001.

Dan Rather discussing 9/11 on Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, September 17, 2001.

Herbert Morrison at the site of The Hindenberg disaster, newsreel, May 6, 1937.