“It makes you wonder, doesn’t it? Just how normal are we? Just who are the people we nod our hellos to as we pass on the street?”
— Rod Serling
from “The After-Hours” episode of The Twilight Zone.
“The whole reason that people’s journals become popular isn’t because of the story of that person’s life, but because of the honesty of their voice.”
“I wonder what you want me to say….He was one of our family. We are a little family on his show, as strange as that may seem. Whatever Charles did wrong was of course wrong. I cannot condone it or defend it. I have no intention of doing so…. What do you want me to say? I can only say that I’m heartsick.”
— Dave Garroway,
Live on the Today show, after learning that his friend
Charles Van Doren had participated in the quiz show scandals of the 1950’s.