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Mar 21, 2018

Andy is joined in studio by legendary DC reporter & TV personality Pat Collins at his decades of work in Washington. They begin the discussion w/ a look at his trademark Snow Stick, and being a native Washingtonian born on H Street in NE DC. Pat talks about his start at the Washington Daily News (16:29) before a brief stint in the Army. He remembers his surprise when the Daily News closed (20:06) that led to him transitioning into TV. Halfway thru Pat says what it was like to be in the middle of a labor dispute (34:30) before he spent a few years working in TV in Chicago (38:59), & returning to DC w/ a rather unusual perk. Pat says what it was like to cover the tragic Len Bias death (45:07), & Redskins Super Bowls (49:14). Finally, "Old School Andy" with a look back at George Allen's own version of NFL Free Agency (1:01:29).