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Daniel Morgan Last Stage Manager Standing

August 30, 201518 min
Peter Jennings had a 'radar for women' and 'would sleep with a tree if it had a skirt', while a young Bill O' Reilly thought he was too good to drink champagne with his show's crew, according to TV network vet Daniel Morgan. These are just some of the things Morgan learned while working behind the scenes for 50 years as a stage manager for CBS, ABC and NBC - and with the networks' biggest talents. Morgan, 69, said he threw 'everyone' under the bus for his new memoir Last Stage Manager Standing, detailing a career where 'every day was like One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest'. 'I had the pleasure and misfortune of working with probably almost everyone who was involved with New York television at one time,' he told Branching Out TV. The TV veteran, who left the business in 2013, said he learned early on that the people behind the camera are 'far more fascinating' than those who make it on to our television screens. But Morgan still found plenty to share about these on-air personalities that

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