" I think it is fair to say that I believe I can bring the country together." Yup, sure looks like it. Katie Couric, graduate of The Dan Rather School of Broadcasting. Sham gun documentary. State Department IG...
2016 has been a rough year, in terms of celebrity mortality. Actors, reality stars, journalists, authors, political figures—they’ve been dropping at a worrying rate, eliciting a lot of nervous semi-jokes about “The Year Of Death.” Now,...Show More Summary
If you’ve noticed that an unusually large number of famous musicians have been dying lately, you’re not alone. Dan Rather has noticed, too, and will be hosting a special on the topic. The AP reports that Rather’s special, airing Jun...
A hypothetical presented to the veteran newsman by Coast to Coast AM host George Noory.
In that green and golden Wisconsin corn field summer when I was twenty or so, Morley Safer--who died today--would not just tell me stories every Sunday night on 60 Minutes; Morley and Mike Wallace, Ed Bradley, Dan Rather and all those giants of journalism would connect me with the rest of the world. Show More Summary
JOHN DICKERSON’S FACE THE NATION INTERVIEW WITH HILLARY A DISGRACE TO CBS NEWS; HERE’S WHY. Disgrace, or par for the course after a half century of Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, and more recently, its news president, David Rhodes, who has one degree of separation from Obama, via his now infamous brother. Not to mention Dickerson himself. […]
Merle Haggard died at the age of 79 on Wednesday, following a long battle with pneumonia. Fans — Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Underwood, and Dan Rather among them — are now mourning the death of the legendary country singer, taking to social media to share their memories and regards. Read on for... More »
Well this is rich. Harbinger of truth Dan Rather, the disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor was on MSNBC’s Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell Tuesday actually agreeing with President Obama’s critique of the media. Asked to commentShow More Summary
Says the Press owners have forgotten or dont know that their main feature is supposed to be holding public trust, meaning reporting truths to them, not platitudes, old saws, shrugs. That the run for money has destroyed the public trust that Les Moonves, head of CBS, whom Rather said is a good man… yet Moonves [...]Show More Summary
An award-winning CBS News Correspondent who reported on the “CBS Evening News” for 26 years, has died, CBS has announced. The correspondent, Eric Engberg, was 74. Dan Rather, who sat in the anchor chair at CBS News for many of...
CNN’s Race for the White House series on Sunday refreshingly showcased a classic example of liberal media bias: Dan Rather’s attempt to verbally sucker punch George H.W. Bush during the 1988 election. The Kevin Spacey-narrated series, which looks at famous presidential election, highlighted both Rather’s on-air attack and Bush’s retort. Show More Summary
From the March 16 edition of CNN's CNN Tonight: DON LEMON (HOST): If anyone else had said that -- because I think I said something to the effect of one of the surrogates on Monday, like, there will be a revolt, or maybe -- not meaning literally. Show More Summary
Dan Rather, host of The Big Interview on AXS TV, talks with Rachel Maddow about the historical context of the 2016 presidential primary race so far and the...
CBS Evening News scandal flick opens this weekend in the U.K.
To borrow a phrase from Dan Rather, Hillary Clinton swept through the South like a big wheel through a delta cotton field on Super Tuesday. She won seven states total, including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia in the South. She also won Massachusetts and American Samoa. Bernie Sanders emerged victorious in four states […]
What's it like to ride in the fastest street-legal car in the world? Dan Rather shows us how it's done in Sammy Hagar's $1.3 million Ferrari. Dan talked at length with the Red Rocker about his life and times with Van Halen in the AXS-TV program, "The Big Interview." The show premieres on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. ET. Read more... More about Cars, Music, Video, Us, and Ferrari
A decade after he left CBS News and resurfaced on AXS TV, Dan Rather acknowledges he's playing a smaller room. The tradeoff, he says, is that "I'm doing some of my best work" - including The Big Interview, his weekly show at 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Show More Summary
"I'm going to have to find the essence of this guy, but I can't do a caricature"
John Fogerty has clarified the meaning behind one of Creedence Clearwater Revival's biggest hits: "Run Through the Jungle" was a statement about gun control. In a new interview with Dan Rather airing Tuesday on the newmsan's AXS show The Big Interview, the singer cleared up the myth that the "jungle"...
"We reported a true story," says one of the most illustrious figures in American journalism, "and everybody connected with the story got fired. The process was not perfect but the story was true." Dan Rather, 84, looks hale and distinguished, as if he's just stepped out from behind an anchor desk...