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...
SHOWTIME: Even if [“Truth,” featuring Robert Redford as Dan Rather] bombed at the box office, it will live on in the database of Netflix (and others) so generations hence may come to believe that Rather and his team of fearless producers and researchers were brought down by powerful forces who were either in the pocket […]
The veteran newsman and former longtime anchor of the CBS Evening News has some choice words for the finger-pointing GOP darling.
I have always been a huge fan of the CBS news show 60 Minutes. To this day, there are some indelible segments that have stayed with me, like the Mike Wallace interview with tobacco industry insider Jeffrey Wigand and the Dan Rather expose on George W. Show More Summary
Disgraced ex-CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather appeared on Wednesday’s Rachel Maddow Show to attack Donald Trump. In the process, the journalist smeared conservative icon Barry Goldwater. Asked about Trump’s policy of banning all Muslims from America, Rather excoriated, “[Trump’s] related to the candidacy of the late George Wallace. Show More Summary
Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather argued on Wednesday that Donald Trump has put Republicans on their heels with his presidential campaign, while also slamming the rhetoric that has taken the mogul to the top of GOP polls. “We need to see clearly what’s happening here,” he told...
From the December 9 edition of MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show: RACHEL MADDOW (HOST): On that point -- and this is sort of a sensitive question -- I tried to address it last night on my show with some historical analogies so as to try to take it out of epithet territory, take it out of insult territory and ground it in basically political science. Show More Summary