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Robert MacNeil (b. 1931) is a newscaster and former co-host of the PBS series The Robert MacNeil Report which later became The MacNeil-Lehrer Report and then The MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour.

MacNeil made his first guest appearance on Sesame Street in 1984, interviewing Oscar the Grouch about his ice cream business in one segment (excerpted in Sesame Street Unpaved), and interviewed Big Bird and Telly about the word "abierto" in another.

Years later, MacNeil appeared in Sesame Street, Special, interviewing Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog on the "Cookiegate" scandal. MacNeil also had cameos in the celebrity versions of "Monster in the Mirror" and "Put Down the Duckie."

After his retirement from NewsHour in 1995, MacNeil appeared once more on Sesame Street in a 1998 episode as a special correspondent to Kermit the Frog. He covered the first WASA landing on the moon for Sesame Street News, much to Kermit's chagrin.

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