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Commentary: Banko Recalls Chilling Experience with Russert

By Steve Banko


Buffalo, NY – Tim Russert's death continues to bring a flood of memories and stories about the now legendary broadcaster. Some of those stories go back to his roots in South Buffalo, long before his career in broadcasting. Commentator and fellow South Buffalo native Steve Banko tells us about his memories as Russert's first boss.

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