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The two combatants were seen chatting pleasantly at the event, which drew the likes of Walter Cronkite, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, Brian Williams, Morley Safer, Harry K. Smith and Andy Rooney.
"O'Reilly actually said some nice things about the movie," Clooney told us Friday at the opening night of the New York Film Festival.
This comes as high praise indeed, considering that the movie's archival footage of McCarthy reminds some people of the "No Spin" pundit. The U.K.'s Guardian newspaper wrote, "You don't have to squint too hard to recognize O'Reilly — who makes it his business to shout down and then de-mike his guests on the air — in the hectoring robot-voiced McCarthy."
Clooney thinks O'Reilly is untroubled by comparisons with McCarthy because "he sees himself as "Murrow, like a lot of broadcasters."
And, in fact, Clooney thinks it unfair to compare O'Reilly and McCarthy.
"Unlike McCarthy," a broadly grinning Clooney told us, "O'Reilly was never elected to public office. What's more, Joe McCarthy was never accused of telling one of his female staff members she should use a vibrator"
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THE SHOW BIZ CAREER OF LAURA BUSH only starts with her White House suggested appearance on EXTREME MAKEOVER Home Edition. SCOOP! Laura will immediately go from Makeover to extremely Desperate Housewives. No truth to the rumor her guest spot espisode is called EXTREMELY HOT on Hysteria Lane. Laura is a great First Lady. We are lucky to have her. Where will Laura show up next?