dan rather

  • July 20, 2009  

    It’s been more than a quarter century since Walter Cronkite retired as anchor of the CBS Evening News, but his impact on journalism persists. Robert MacNeil and Todd Gitlin of Columbia University speak with Gwen Ifill about Cronkite’s reporting legacy. Continue reading

  • June 20, 2006  

    CBS News announced today that an agreement had been reached for Dan Rather to leave the network, ending his 44-year career there. He stepped down from the principal anchor position last year and has since been contributing to “60 Minutes.” A media reporter discusses the circumstances surrounding Rather’s departure. Continue reading

  • November 23, 2004   BY Admin 

    Veteran CBS News anchor Dan Rather announced Tuesday he will step down on March 9, the 24th anniversary of inheriting the job from Walter Cronkite. Continue reading

  • February 2, 2001  

    The CBS Evening News anchor gives his take on the continuing evolution of network news broadcasting. The following are extended excerpts of his interview with media correspondent Terence Smith. Continue reading