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TODAY   |  June 20, 2013

Anchors hand out flowers for plaza’s 19th anniversary

Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer continue the tradition of handing out flowers to visitors on the plaza. Bill Cosby started the practice 19 years ago when he helped open our street-side studio.

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>>> these are $5 apiece. opening day here. i need money so i can buy the studio.

>> that was 19 years ago today. bill cosby helped us open our streetside studio here in rockefeller plaza . he did it by handing out flowers to guests some we thought, you know what, we will borrow a page from history, we will do the same thing. this morning out on the plaza, we say good morning, we are handing out roses to some of the folks who have come down here to say hello. good morning to you. our way of just letting them know how much we appreciate them coming and visiting us on our plaza, as they have done for 19 years now. good morning to you. as