"Friends, years ago, a gentleman accosted me on the street in Manhattan and asked me, 'What is the frequency, Kenneth?'" the longtime anchor said at the end of the broadcast Wednesday night. "Tonight, I would like to answer that question once and for all."
"For the past twenty-four years, I have used these broadcasts to send thought-control brainwaves through your TV sets," the veteran newsman continued. "In order to receive those signals, your brain had to be tuned to a frequency of 102.7 — and that, my friends, is the frequency."
But Mr. Rather saved his most startling bombshell for last: "My name is not, nor has it ever been Dan Rather — it's Kenneth."
Mr. Rather than held up a birth certificate showing the name "Kenneth Charles Doobin"
Friday, March 11, 2005
Rather: What's the Frequency?
In final broadcast, Rather reveals what the frequency is