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Dan Rather


Daniel Irvin Rather was born in Wharton, Texas, to Byrl Veda (Page) and Daniel Irvin Rather, a ditch digger. He 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 ... See full bio »
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60 Minutes
60 Minutes Himself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent (segment "A Different Kind of Grocery") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Election Update") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Elian's Father") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Fighting AIDS") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "George Clooney") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Is the Price Right?") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "MS-13") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Mad Money Man") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Ethanol Solution") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Hermit Kingdom") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The New Beirut") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "War Update") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "War With Iraq") / Himself - Host / Himself - correspondent Noah
(1978-2006)
The Big Interview with Dan Rather
The Big Interview with Dan Rather Himself / Himself - Host
(2013-2016)
48 Hours
48 Hours Himself - Host
(1989-2000)
CBS Evening News with Dan Rather
(1983-2004)

Filmography

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 2014 The Films of Avi Krum (Short) (post-production)
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 2014 Tom Green Live (TV Series)
 2008 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "Deadlines and Datelines". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic. See more »

Trivia:

During CBS's live coverage of the tumultuous 1968 Democratic National Convention, he saw some men with no identification or badges trying to forcibly remove what appeared to be a Georgia delegate from the building. When he attempted to interview the candidate, one of the men punched him on camera. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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