DNC spotlight segment: Jim Lehrer on how to cut through the spinby Kerri Miller, Minnesota Public Radio
Denver — When Jim Lehrer, the longtime news anchor of PBS, covered his first convention in 1968 he didn't have to worry about cutting through the spin because they unfolded pretty much in real-time.
Indeed, after those tumultuous conventions--Remember Chicago? -- the political parties decided that the events would became much more stage managed.
Minnesota Public Radio's Midmorning host Kerri Miller asked Jim Lehrer how he runs down the real story unfolding in Denver.