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A Life in the News

Dan Rather, on assignment in Beirut for 60 Minutes, made an unexpected stop last week at Peter Jennings' old house. "I just drove by one of the places Peter...

Newswatch: Emotions Exhibit Themselves

On most weeks when the hotly contested new ratings come out, CBS Evening News finds itself leading the pack, but just barely. Hooray, the challenge from Tom...

10 Questions for Tom Brokaw

After 21 years as anchor of NBC Nightly News, Tom Brokaw, 64, steps down this week. He may have started a trend: his CBS rival Dan Rather announced last week...

Press: Discord in the House of Murrow

The conversation surely ranks as one of the oddest in the annals of broadcast journalism. During lunch at a Manhattan restaurant two weeks ago, Don Hewitt,...

Campaign '04: How Did Dan Rather Get in This Fix?

The morning before Dan Rather went on the air with his flammable story, senior staff at CBS's 60 Minutes gathered to consider whether it was true. Network...

Signing Off: A Brief History

THE FLAP OVER HIS 60 MINUTES report on President Bush's National Guard service has marred Dan Rather's retirement from the CBS Evening News after 24 years. But...

That's Some Frequency

Those who didn't make it through all of Tuesday night's election coverage missed Dan Rather at his Texas tongue-twister best. The longer he was on the air, the...

Degree or not Degree?

WHASSUP, DOCS? When it comes to honorary degrees, nobody beats Bill Cosby, who has (his spokesman thinks) more than 100. But as commencement week heats up, some...

People: Feb. 10, 1997

DAN'S HARD-HITTING NEWS One of the freakiest mysteries in the history of celebrity stalking may have been solved. Back in 1986, DAN RATHER told of an attack by a...

Cronkite Unbound

Does Walter Cronkite nurse a grudge against his controversial successor, Dan Rather? In the past, the retired CBS anchorman was mostly mum on the subject. Now...

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