"It really broke my heart this morning to see Ann, because I know she's suffering and feeling a lot of pain with this transition. It's really hard for everyone on the show.... This kind of tumult is really hard for everyone."
-- Katie Couric, talking during her web show on Thursday, about Ann Curry's tearful departure from the "Today" show. Couric, who left the show as co-anchor in 2006, stressed that Curry is an excellent journalist. Samantha Guthrie anchored Friday's "Today" show alongside Matt Lauer.