Greta Van Susteren has been bringing the news in a fashion that makes it easy to digest for the most part. She’s had her ups and downs in the business, but her dedication to bringing stories to the public that are substantial and well delivered has been her forte. Greta has just recently left MSNBC, but we think that she deserves to be remembered for her time with the network and we’re honoring the bold and competent professional with the Greta Van Susteren’s top moments on MSNBC.
1. Greta: Remembering the Seven Fallen USS Fitzgerald Sailors
This was an emotional segment of the program in which Greta offered a tribute to some of America’s finest. Seven United States Navy sailors were killed in a collision off the coast of Japan. She would not have these patriots who lost their lives serving their country fade into oblivion. The segment aired in her “For The Record Commentary on June 27, 2017.
2. Greta: Believe It or Not, Washington Can Get Things Done
Greta commented about the negativity that surrounds our government’s ability to successfully take action. Although she is in the forefront of calling Washington out on their dysfunction, she ends the week of 6/23/17 on a positive note. Greta dedicates this segment of the commentary to showing the country that Washington can get things done after all. She takes a positive look at Congress as well as President Trump by highlighting their enactment of the Veteran’s Administration Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. Greta shows that she is able to bring a healthy balance to her program by letting the country know about the negative things that are taking place within government as well as the positives.
3. Greta: Thank You to the Heroes of D-Day
With her usual sense of hard hitting professionalism, Greta starts the June 6, 2017 program with an acknowledgement that the country is in a state of division regarding political views. She then recommends that we focus on a more positive topic that brings the nation together. On the seventy third anniversary of the infamous D-Day, she honors what she refers to as “The Greatest Generation,” in the brave soldiers who served in the protection of our country and the world.
4. Bill Cosby Faces First Day of Sexual Assault Trial
The June 5, 2017 commentary focused on the sensitive Bill Cosby sexual assault trial. Greta’s discussion of the criminal case against the television icon includes legal analysts Ted Williams and Katie Phang.
5. White House Gets Camera Shy Amid Possible Staff Shakeup
Greta’s May 31, 2017 commentary features Matt Schlapp and Howard dean in a discussion about the audio only press briefing held by Sean Spicer. The topic focused on the potential for changes that were to take place within the Trump administration. Amid speculation about who was next to go and who would stay, Greta asks the right questions to delve into the heart of the matter from the perspectives of her guests.