Dan Rather


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Tom Bettag

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Tom Bettag on when Dan Rather walked way from the CBS anchor desk in protest of a sports event breaking into the news broadcast forcing the network and affiliates to broadcast six minutes of dead air
03:11
Tom Bettag on what he learned from Dan Rather about the "journalists' tripod"
01:02
Tom Bettag on his involvement in Dan Rather taking over the anchor seat from Walter Cronkite at CBS Evening News

Wade Bingham

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Wade Bingham on the correspondents of 60 Minutes: Dan Rather
02:29

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on her colleagues at CBS News
03:02
Connie Chung on being asked to co-anchor CBS Evening News with Dan Rather
04:18
Connie Chung on working with Dan Rather
02:42
Connie Chung on interviews when she was co-anchoring CBS Evening News with Dan Rather
02:23

Walter Cronkite

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Walter Cronkite on his decision to step down as anchor of the CBS Evening News; and on Dan Rather replacing him
04:34

Diane English

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Diane English on the believable character of "Murphy Brown" and doing research with Dan Rather and Diane Sawyer
00:48

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on Dan Rather's reaction to changes Fager made as executive producer of CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and Rather's strengths as a journalist
01:44
Jeff Fager on the 60 Minutes II "Memogate" scandal, which centered on President George W. Bush's military service and was reported by Dan Rather
04:35
Jeff Fager on hiring Dan Rather as a correspondent on 60 Minutes following his dismissal as anchor of CBS Evening News
03:08

Don Hewitt

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Don Hewitt on the correspondents of 60 Minutes: Dan Rather
01:15

Larry King

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Larry King on Dan Rather
01:03

Leslie Moonves

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Leslie Moonves on the CBS News "Memogate" controversy about George W. Bush's military service
04:13

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on learning Dan Rather, not he, would succeed Walter Cronkite as anchor of CBS News
03:24
Roger Mudd on his relationship with Dan Rather
05:27
Roger Mudd on Dan Rather and Connie Chung as co-anchors
00:36
Roger Mudd on his opinion of Dan Rather
02:35

Sheila Nevins

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Sheila Nevins on meeting Mike Wallace and Dan Rather at CBS
00:17

Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer being the interim CBS Evening News anchro between Dan Rather and Katie Couric
11:15

Reese Schonfeld

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Reese Schonfeld on his and Ted Turner's attempt to hire Dan Rather to be the main anchor at the inception of CNN
03:34

Bob Simon

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Bob Simon on how it worked when the CBS Anchor Dan Rather would "big-foot" a story Simon was covering 
00:32

Sanford Socolow

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Sanford Socolow on his professional relationship with Walter Cronkite and some of the disagreements they had (involving Dan Rather's location during Kennedy's assassination)
05:24
Sanford Socolow on Dan Rather's fight at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago
01:23
Sanford Socolow on Dan Rather becoming Walter Cronkite's successor at the anchor desk at CBS
03:33
Sanford Socolow on Dan Rather's response to Nixon's resignation
02:19
Sanford Socolow on the transition of Dan Rather to the evening news anchor's chair of CBS Evening News with Dan Rather
03:05

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on working with Dan Rather
01:34

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