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Sam Donaldson

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And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success in what I want to do today comes from my mother's push to get me to read and to make something of myself from the standpoint of an education.

— Sam Donaldson

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As I went to college, I went into radio and television. Now I suppose most people think that's one step ahead of basket weaving as a major in college, but it was part of the journalism department.

— Sam Donaldson

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But I guess the lesson is this: If you don't have confidence in yourself and think that you are worth hiring, or whatever it is, you can't expect anyone else to.

— Sam Donaldson

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But as a young kid, I never did, really have an ambition to be a farmer. I never thought, gee, I would like to farm, and I want to raise these crops. I didn't quite know what I wanted to do.

— Sam Donaldson

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But my observation has been, certainly in the news business, you've got to give 110 percent.

— Sam Donaldson

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I wanted to be in this business, and once I got into the business I knew I enjoyed it, and I liked it, and I wanted to continue, but I never had a five year plan.

— Sam Donaldson

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I was a typical farm boy. I liked the farm. I enjoyed the things that you do on a farm, go down to the drainage ditch and fish, and look at the crawfish and pick a little cotton.

— Sam Donaldson

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If you have a setback, and you're not doing well and then you overcome it somehow, it always sticks with you. You know it could happen again.

— Sam Donaldson

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It was kind of exciting being on the radio. Not everybody was on the radio.

— Sam Donaldson

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It wasn't until the late '70s that a lot of people knew me.

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After a year he resigned and moved to New York City to look for a job in broadcast news. Pest control
Only a year later Donaldson was embroiled in another Federal aid scandal. He covered the two major party political conventions in 1968 and in 1969 began anchoring the network's 11:00 pm Saturday and Sunday newscasts.

Samuel Andrew "Sam" Donaldson Jr. (born March 11 1934) is an American reporter and news anchor serving with ABC News from 1967 to the present.

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