Quoted: Katie Couric on facing criticism

May 21, 2012

(Sabrina Schaeffer/Daily Progress via AP)

“Some said I lacked ‘gravitas,’ which I’ve since decided is Latin for ‘testicles.’”

— Katie Couric on the skepticism she faced as a woman climbing the career ladder in broadcast news, in a commencement speech on Sunday to graduates at the University of Virginia, according to the Daily Progress.

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