CBS and NBC both mentioned the death of journalist and author David Halberstam in passing yesterday. Now ABC has assigned Jim Wooten to file an obituary of his colleague: "Few reporters are remembered, as he is, for permanently inserting a phrase into the language, like The Best and the Brightest," the ironic title of his Vietnam War history. Wooten added, poignantly, that Halberstam "is also remembered now among those who knew him as having had an enormous talent--for friendship."
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