NewsMax: Network Snub: ...ABC anchorman Peter Jennings, for instance, begged off on making the trek - saying he was "feeling under the weather," according to the New York Post.
Then the NY Post: ...Although the pope's death is arguably the television news story of the year, network news divisions are treating it like just another funeral Mass.
ABC News anchorman Peter Jennings the last of the Big Three still on the air was feeling under the weather and stayed home.
It was announced Jennings has lung cancer. Get well Peter.