NEW YORK (AP) — While it’s not quite Ali vs. Frazier, Tuesday’s faceoff between Katie Couric (“Good Morning America“) and Sarah Palin (“Today“) on opposing morning shows has some viewers wishing for a war of words. Here’s a look at how the pair measures up.
Couric: Her 15-year run as queen of the morning on the “Today” show.
Sarah Palin: Her electrifying speech at the 2008 Republican National Convention marking the national debut of a political powerhouse.
Couric: Her rocky tenure as the first solo female anchor of the “CBS Evening News.”
Palin: Her rocky interview with Couric in fall 2008.
Katie Couric Fits In Surprisingly Well on “GMA”:
Couric: Legs and biceps.
Palin: Stylish specs, scarlet blazers.
Linked Professionally With:
Couric: Matt Lauer, her co-host on “Today.”
Palin: John McCain, her 2008 GOP running mate.
Couric: “Katie: The Real Story” (2007), Edward Klein.
Palin: “The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin” (2011), Joe McGinniss.
Couric: ABC’s Times Square Studio.
Palin: NBC’s Studio 1A, Rockefeller Center.
“Today” Show Counters with Sarah Palin Stunt: