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1980 Presidential Candidate John Anderson Dies

John Anderson, the longtime GOP congressman from Illinois who bolted his party in 1980 to run as an independent against President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 95. His daughter, Diane Anderson, confirmed her father's death on Sunday night in Washington, D.C. after a long illness.... NPR's Brian Naylor writes: "With his shock of white hair and glasses, Anderson looked more a college professor than a politician when he ran for president in 1980, first as a Republican.
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