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Dan Rather


Rather was born in Wharton, Texas and graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, where he wanted to play football. He worked at local radio station KSAM in Huntsville during his college years. Following graduation he worked for radio station KTRK in Houston and went to work for KHOU-TV, the CBS affiliate in Houston. In 1961, he ... See full bio »
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Release of the book, "Our Times: America at the Birth of the Twentieth Century", by Mark Sullivan and Dan. See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic. See more »

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His Alma Mater, Sam Houston State University, was originally named Sam Houston Normal Institute, and later, Sam Houston State Teachers College. It was founded for the purpose of training teachers, and to this day, has the reputation for having one of the best educator preparation courses in the state. See more »

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Use of odd metaphors, or "Texanisms," when reporting the news See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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