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2009-07-18 10:46:09

CBS News says it will honor the late anchorman Walter Cronkite with a primetime special entitled That's The Way it Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite. The CBS division said Sunday night's honorary special to Cronkite, who died Friday at the age of 92, will feature top political and entertainment figures sharing their memories of the former CBS Evening News anchorman. Among those sharing remembrances on the program are President Barack Obama, former CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and actor...

2009-07-08 12:54:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Gollust has been appointed executive vice president, Corporate Communications, for NBC Universal. The announcement was made today by Jeff Zucker, president and chief executive officer of NBC Universal, to whom she will report. The appointment is effective July 13. Gollust succeeds Cory Shields, who was recently named Executive Vice President, Global Policy Strategies and Alliances for NBC Universal. Gollust will be responsible for communications...

2009-06-16 08:16:00

Redesign Sponsored by Sprint, BluePhone and Gateway Redesign Makes it Easier Than Ever to Access Breaking News and Video from CBS News New Look and Feel, Plus More Original and Exclusive Content from CBS News, Columnists and Content Partners, Including: WASHINGTON UNPLUGGED Web Series with Bob Schieffer Moving to Daily Format and Introducing 48 HOURS CRIMESIDER Blog from 48 HOURS MYSTERY NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS News today unveiled the next generation of CBSNews.com...

2009-05-20 15:59:00

Monday, June 1 - New York, NY Hosted by ContentNext Media, parent of paidContent NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Sean McManus, President, CBS News & Sports Interviewed by Staci D. Kramer, EVP and Co-Editor, ContentNext Media WHAT: In the world of sports content and marketing, Sean McManus stands apart. He has led CBS Corporation's efforts in acquiring rights to the NFL,...

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2009-01-30 13:09:02

This week's CBS Evening News with Katie Couric primetime special was sampled by about 6.45 million viewers, CBS said Friday. The network said its news special placed second in its time period Wednesday night, behind only American Idol. We were able to achieve our objective of exposing 'The CBS Evening News' to an incremental audience, and hopefully attract more viewers to our 6:30 broadcast, Sean McManus, president of CBS News and CBS Sports, said in a statement. We are pleased that viewers...

2009-01-28 10:01:00

First Personal Finance Property to Launch Since Economic Crisis Focuses on Helping People Take Control of Their Financial Well-Being MoneyWatch.com Brand To Be Featured and Promoted Across all CBS Platforms; Editorial Experts to be Featured on CBS News broadcasts THE EARLY SHOW and the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC, and Local CBS-owned TV and Radio Stations SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS Corporation today announced MoneyWatch.com, a new cross-platform property...

2009-01-24 13:09:39

Anchor Katie Couric will interview Chesley B. Sullenberger, the pilot who safely landed a jetliner in New York's Hudson River, for 60 Minutes, CBS says. The network said in a note on its Web site that Sullenberger and his entire crew will appear on the news program Feb. 8 in their first interviews since the US Airways pilot avoided disaster Jan. 15 after the aircraft was downed by a flock of geese. E! Online reported NBC initially had reached a deal with Sullenberger's representatives, but...

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2009-01-23 18:15:26

Justin Timberlake, Lil' Wayne, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are among those scheduled to appear on Katie Couric's 'All Access' Grammy Special, CBS said Friday. Grammy nominees Jonas Brothers, Carrie Underwood, Metallica and Ne-Yo are also slated to drop by for the program, which is to air Feb. 4, the network said. Couric has an innate ability for getting people to reveal themselves in a uniquely intimate way, executive producer Susan Zirinsky said in a statement. This broadcast highlights her...

2009-01-19 06:30:00

LYNDHURST, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Back in 2000 Katie Couric told Americans that colorectal cancer (CRC) is "more than 90% curable -- but only if you get tested in time." The investigative report "Death By Colonoscopy" will show that according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), as recently as in 2008, "...it is not yet known for certain whether colonoscopy can help reduce the number of deaths from colorectal cancer." Nonetheless, thanks to "The Katie Couric Effect," the number of...

2008-12-05 08:00:00

Companies collaborate on reports for the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC and the BusinessWeek franchise Latest collaboration to be broadcast tonight on the CBS EVENING NEWS and is featured in BusinessWeek's December 15th issue NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS News, a leading worldwide news organization, and BusinessWeek, a leading source of global business content, announced today a partnership to collaborate on stories and segments to be broadcast on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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