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Cybertalk

Quotes from Gary Dell'Abate, Tom Brokaw, and Dick Cavett for the week of June 16, 1995

''I used to hang outside the Letterman show when we were at NBC and lift their guests on the way out. I got Carroll O'Connor on once by telling him we did an 'informational talk show.'''
Howard Stern producer Gary Dell'Abate on Prodigy

''One of my children is a very active user of the various cybertechnologies, and when she heard that I was going to interview Bill Gates, she said my opening lines should be, 'Mr. Gates, I am not worthy.'''
Tom Brokaw on AOL

''If [O.J. Simpson] is acquitted, I will renounce my citizenship. And if I converse with him at a cocktail party, I will say, 'Well, there are so many people here who haven't murdered anyone, I think I'll go talk to them.' I'll also riot.''
Dick Cavett on AOL

Originally posted Jun 23, 1995 Published in issue #280 Jun 23, 1995 Order article reprints