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May 1st, 2009
07:54 AM ET

What WE want to know: what do all those ribbons mean??

Our show team meetings: The Inside Story!!

What exactly do we do as we plan the Heidi Newsroom show every morning??

Today's talker in our morning meeting: what the ribbons mean on CDC officials' uniforms.

This past Monday, we had on Dr. Anne Schuchat from the CDC. She had a chest full of ribbons and that got us wondering. (It doesn't take much to get us wondering by the way...a few days ago we had a 20-minute discussion about a new airline just for pets. It has flight attendants and everything!).

Matt Gannon, our video journalist, quickly solved the ribbon mystery.

Want to learn more about their meanings?  Click here.

Anything you're wondering about? (News-related, please - we can't deal with the existential this early in the morning.) Post your question as a comment below.

From Sara Rudolph

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  1. David

    I guess the next step would be asking Dr. Schucat where she served and what were her experiences in the course of earning those particular ribbons. Or anyone in the CDC. I imagine their experiences are quite interesting and educational. Maybe that's the point of this blog post, though, to get your viewers to imagine that.

    These experiences though come through in the balance, poise and expertise that your guests bring to answering the questions that you put to them.

    May 5, 2009 at 9:41 pm |

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