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Dan Rather Defends the News Report That Got Him Fired: 'We Didn't Do It Perfectly,' But 'We Reported a True Story'
Originally posted 12/29/2015 11:50AM
Dan Rather still stands by the CBS News report that got him fired, nearly a decade and one feature film later.
Robert Redford on Working with Cate Blanchett in Truth: 'I Thought She Was Going to Be Good, but She's the Best'
Originally posted 10/08/2015 02:50PM
Robert Redford knew that working with Cate Blanchett in Truth would be a positive experience, but he had no inkling of quite how special it would be.
Originally posted 10/07/2015 04:40PM
After decades in the television news business, Dan Rather says he remains a journalist who seeks the truth.
The venerable former CBS News anchor's reputation was forever altered when he tussled with his longtime former employer regarding a story that questioned then-president George W. Bush's military service. That struggle is now being dramatized on the big screen with Robert Redford starring as Rather in Truth.
Originally posted 09/13/2015 03:00PM
Legendary newsman Dan Rather dropped his guard at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Truth, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Originally posted 05/15/2014 05:40PM
After 50 continuous years on TV screens, Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to broadcast news and The View. The 84-year-old announced her plans to retire from both her hosting and ABC News anchor posts in 2013. Friday afternoon's episode of The View – the daytime talk show she started – will be Walters's final sign off.
Originally posted 07/12/2006 09:40AM
Veteran CBS anchor Dan Rather will launch the weekly Dan Rather Reports in October on HDNet, the high-definition cable network co-founded by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
Originally posted 06/20/2006 11:30AM
Broadcasting giant Dan Rather will leave CBS News after 44 years as anchor and reporter where he built a reputation as a hard-driving journalist known for his quirky turn of phrase, the network said on Tuesday.
Originally posted 03/10/2005 08:00AM
ENDED: His voice slightly hoarse, Dan Rather, 73, was all business for the first 20 minutes of Wednesday's broadcast – his final appearance after 24 years – on CBS Evening News. Then he recalled what he called the most important story of his career – the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He opened the news that evening by saying, "You will remember this day as long as you live." He thanked viewers at the end of Wednesday's newscast, then mentioned Sept. 11 survivors, tsunami survivors, the American military, the oppressed, the sick and fellow journalists in dangerous places. "And, to each of you," he said, "courage." Bob Schieffer, Rather's temporary replacement, will sit at the anchor desk as of Thursday. CBS expects to name a permanent anchor team to succeed Rather in the coming months.
Originally posted 03/09/2005 02:25PM
Trite but true: When Dan Rather signs off Wednesday night as the CBS Evening News anchor, he marks the end of an era, harking back as he did to a time when Americans relied on one man to deliver them their news. Few observers back then would have predicted the day of a 24-hours new channel, let alone several of them. Not to mention the Internet.
Originally posted 03/09/2005 08:50AM
REASSURED: Former President Bill Clinton, who will undergo a low-risk medical procedure on Thursday to remove fluid and scar tissue from the left side of his chest, told reporters in Washington on Tuesday: "It'll knock me out of commission for a week or two, and then I'll be back to normal. I'm not in too bad a shape," he added. "I feel good." The procedure, to take place at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, comes six months after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery. Clinton, 58, will remain hospitalized for three to 10 days and is expected to make a "full functional recovery," doctors said.
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