‘Jeff Daniels’ Monologue From The Newsroom’

Jeff Daniels’ character Will McAvoy in The Newsroom:

We reached for the stars, and we acted like men. We aspired to intelligence; we didn’t belittle it; it didn’t make us feel inferior.

My wife and I just started watching The Newsroom last night — it’s a fantastic show — and this monologue from the first episode is insanely great. Take the time to read the entire thing, I missed it when the show came out last year, but I suspect it hits even harder for Americans this year.

(Here’s the video if you prefer to listen/watch.)

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by Ben Brooks
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Jeff Daniels’ character Will McAvoy in The Newsroom: We reached for the stars, and we acted like men. We aspired to intelligence; we didn’t belittle it; it didn’t make us feel inferior. My wife and I just started watching The Newsroom last night — it’s a fantastic show — and this monologue from the first […]