03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

"Meet The Press" Turns 60!

The longest-running show on TV, top-rated NBC's Meet the Press, turns 60 today, continuing to draw politicians and newsmakers who are pushing agendas.

In this media-cluttered age of partisan blogs and contentious face-offs on cable and talk radio, Meet the Press "is a place where people can finish their thoughts and complete their sentences," says Tim Russert, moderator since 1991. "I think there's an appreciation for that. The information spectrum out there is big and broad, but I think there's room for everybody."

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