It is impossible to quantify Jim Lehrer’s influence on this news program, American journalism, presidential debates or the lives of so many of us. He was an extraordinary journalist, writer, collaborator and friend. Robert MacNeil, Lehrer’s NewsHour co-founder, longtime Lehrer…
For seven years, Vecchione helmed the “Report,” and then , in 1983, he helped oversee the show’s transition as it doubled its length from a half hour to a full 60 minutes. Renamed "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour," the extra time allowed…
By Joshua Barajas
John Siceloff, an American journalist who reported for "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" and co-created PBS’s "Now" with Bill Moyers, died on Friday at his home in Dutchess County, New York. He was 61.
By Anna Sillers
Take a look into PBS NewsHour's history. In this video, Jim Lehrer, Robert MacNeil and Charlayne Hunter Gault reflect on their work for The MacNeil/Lehrer Report during the 1980s.
By News Desk
In a 30th anniversary special, NewsHour host Jim Lehrer interviews his founding partner Robert MacNeil about the history of the program.
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