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Dan Irvin Rather Jr. was born in Wharton, Texas, to Byrl Veda (Page) and Dan Irvin Rather Sr., 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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CBS Evening News with Dan Rather Self - Anchor / Self - anchor / Managing Editor
(1981-2004)
Human Nature Producer
(2019)
(2006-2013)

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  A National Disgrace (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2019/I Human Nature (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Fail State (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 America Divided: The Rise of Trump Nation (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Dan Rather Reports (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Operation Streamline (2013) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "The Camera Never Blinks Twice: The Further Adventures of a Television Journalist". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dan Rader

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Jean Grace Goebel  (3 children)
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Personal Quote:

Hollywood doesn't make legends like Kirk Douglas anymore. Born into a Jewish immigrant family, his star rose in the golden age of film, when marquee lights were bright and movie houses palaces. My thoughts are with his family. May his memory be a blessing to them, and all of us. (6 February 2020) See more »

Trivia:

Announced that he is stepping down as anchor of "The CBS Evening News" in March 2005, on the 24th anniversary of his first broadcast as anchor. He will remain with CBS News as a correspondent for "60 Minutes Sunday" and "60 Minutes Wednesday." See more »

Trademark:

In the 1980s, he used to sign off each news broadcast with the word "Courage". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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