You know when you have some of the information, and the brain tries to fill in the blanks?
Many times I seemed to be watching Lateline, and a report from Norman Hermant would come on, often from Iraq or elsewhere in the Middle East. He works for the ABC, but has an American accent.
For whatever reason, they never seemed to show his face.
My brain decided that he was black. He was a brainy-looking black guy, with a round face, and glasses. Yep. Definitely.
More recently, he’s started appearing in his news stories. And as you can see, perhaps the assumptions I made weren’t entirely correct.