Dan Rather: NFL protests are as “American as apple pie”

Dan Rather (Credit: Ben Baker/Redux Pictures/Getty Image/Photo montage by Salon)

Dissent is as “American as apple pie,” Dan Rather told Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir on “Salon Talks.”

As an award-winning journalist with over six decades of experience in the news business, Rather has covered his fair share of civil unrest and protest, Watergate and the Vietnam War, just to mention two. Even though there hasn’t been a sports demonstration as sweeping nor as polarizing as the NFL...


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