Bob Schieffer

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Bob Schieffer


Born
in Austin, Texas, The United States
February 25, 1937

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Bob Lloyd Schieffer is an American journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News from 1973 to 1996; chief Washington correspondent since 1982, moderator of the Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation since 1991, and, between March 2005 and August 31, 2006, interim weekday anchor of the CBS Evening News.

Schieffer is one of the few journalists to have covered all four of the major Washington national assignments: the White House, The Pentagon, United States Department of State, and United States Congress. His career with CBS has almost exclusively dealt with national politics.

Schieffer is a survivor of grade III bladder cancer; he was diagnosed in 2003 and is curren
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Average rating: 3.76 · 1,241 ratings · 198 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
This Just in: What I Couldn...

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The Shooting Salvationist: ...

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Overload: Finding the Truth...

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Face the Nation: My Favorit...

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Bob Schieffer's America

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November 22, 1963: Reflecti...

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The Acting President

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This Just In

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“I had the chance to make every possible mistake and figure out a way to recover from it. Once you realize there is life after mistakes, you gain a self-confidence that never goes away.”
Bob Schieffer, This Just in: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV

“Go vote now it will make you feel big and strong”
Bob Schieffer

“In many parts of the country outside those metropolitan areas, it’s no longer a question of whether readers are getting biased news, it’s whether they are getting any news—or at least reliable news.”
Bob Schieffer, Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News

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