"Extra! Extra! News of a gentler, bygone time!"
"Luckily, none of the people inside appear to be celebrities."
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"So, for Ralph, Betsy, and the rest of us here at Action News, good night!"
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"Did you bring a duplicate copy of your 'Times' obit with you?"
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Woman in prison's visitation room, screaming at prisoner who is reading a newspaper
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"I'd just like to know what in hell is happening, that's all! I'd like to know what in hell is happening! Do you know what in hell is happening?"
The Best of Times/The Worst of Times
Woman falls down.
"On Wall Street today, the stock market corrected its previous correction, and is pretty sure it's got it right this time."
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"See? No socialists."
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"Blood pressure is fine. Now let me just check your pessimism for the 'Times.' "
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An angel looks at a news box containing the "International Herald Tribune".
"No one comes close to him for sound bites!"
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CELEBRITY NEWS TEAM"Now here's Frank Sinatra with the weather."
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"This is just between you and me and the lamppost." "I'll sell it to the tabloids."
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"I'm going back to my room, where the media is a little less mainstream."
"It's not just me, Doctor. He's been turning away from the New York 'Times' as well."
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"It was terrible. It was like a media frenzy."
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"I may run, but first I want to toy with the electorate for a while."
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Suckling piglets watching television on mother's back
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Rumors, lies and innuendo.
"And what's the story behind the story?"
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