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Jon Snow autobiog

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 22:25:08 -0400 (CLT)

This may make no sense unless you're from the UK.  And even if you are,
you may not know or like him, but Jon Snow appears to have released an
autobiography and there is an excerpt here -

For the curious, Jon Snow is a news reader for Channel 4 news.  Channel 4
was a relatively new terrestrial channel (the fourth, not surprisingly,
after BBC1 and 2 and the ITV) which tried to be both popular and modern
without resorting to the lowest common denominator.  One of its flagship
programs was/is a one hour news show each night at 7pm.  For as long as I
can remember, Jon Snow was the main anchor.  He is urbane, charming,
smart, informed and - what made him particularly distinctive in the
generally rather aloof position of anchor - both humane and compassionate.

You can subscribe for "his" daily newsletter on UK news here -


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