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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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Known For

CBS Evening News with Dan Rather
(1983-2004)
Dan Rather Reports
(2006-2013)
Fail State
Fail State Producer
48 Hours
48 Hours Himself - Host / Himself / Himself - Correspondent
(1988-2001)

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 2009 A National Disgrace (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
  Fail State (Documentary) (executive producer) (completed)
 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 Palace Guard", by Dan with Gary Paul Gates. 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)
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Personal Quote:

[on President Trump's tweets]they are humiliating for all of us who are Americans See more »

Trivia:

In 1986, he was chased and kicked onto a Manhattan sidewalk by William Tager, a man who kept asking, "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" 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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