Transcript: Peter Mansbridge #2 "Peter Jennings" | May 03, 1999

A caption against a black background reads "Peter Mansbridge. Journalist."

Peter is in his forties, clean-shaven and bald, and is wearing a black turtleneck under a black suit.

He says AT GLEBE COLLEGIATE
IN OTTAWA, HIGH SCHOOL,
ONE OF MY TEACHERS
WAS AN ENGLISH TEACHER
BY THE NAME OF
PHYLLIS BRUCE.
AND SHE WAS A WONDERFUL TEACHER,
WONDERFUL COMMUNICATOR,
WE ALL WERE EXTREMELY INTERESTED
IN THE LESSONS SHE TOLD.
BUT SHE WAS ALSO QUITE
STUNNING TO LOOK AT,
AND THE BOYS IN
OUR CLASS WERE ALWAYS
JUST GAZING AT HER.
THE INTERESTING PART
WAS SHE HAD A BOYFRIEND
WHO USED TO COME
AND WAIT FOR HER
AFTER CLASS EVERY DAY.
WHICH WAS, I THINK, FOR
MOST OF US IN CLASS,
WE WERE QUITE
JEALOUS OF THIS.
WE WERE ESPECIALLY JEALOUS
BECAUSE HER BOYFRIEND, AND
STILL A GOOD FRIEND OF HERS
TODAY, WAS PETER JENNINGS.

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