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It seems rather fitting that with Hurricane Sandy in the news, Wharton's own Dan Rather turns 81 today. Rather's big break in the news business came with his coverage of Hurricane Carla in 1961. Watch this fascinating interview with Rather on and his discussion of hurricane coverage.on this CBSNews video. Happy birthday Dan! You not only revolutionized news coverage of hurricanes, but inspired many young journalists to pursue a career in this business.