Bob Schieffer


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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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This Just in: What I Couldn...

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Overload: Finding the Truth...

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Face the Nation: My Favorit...

3.40 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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Bob Schieffer's America

3.63 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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The Acting President

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This Just In

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This Just In What I couldn'...

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You Gotta Have Heart: A His...

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North of the River: A Brief...

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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

“As one former fake news writer told 60 Minutes, if it is in a news-ish format and agrees with preexisting biases, people will believe just about anything.12”
Bob Schieffer, Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News

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