Dan Rather (born October 31, 1931 in Wharton, Texas) is an American journalist and reporter. He worked with the CBS network until 2006. Controversy over documents Rather reported on that he claimed indicated President George W. Bush avoided military service during Vietnam caused him to leave CBS Evening News in 2005, his last broadcast on that program was March 9, 2005 and the whole network altogether two years later. He is now reporting for HDNet.
Daniel Irvin Rather, Jr.
October 31, 1931
|Education||Sam Houston State University|
|CBS Evening News anchor|
60 Minutes correspondent
|Peabody||1994||CBS Reports: D-Day|
|Peabody||1995||CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America|
|Paul White Award
Radio Television Digital News Association
|Peabody||2000||48 Hours: Heroes Under Fire|
|Peabody||2001||60 Minutes II: Memories of a Massacre|
|Peabody||2004||60 Minutes II: Abuse at Abu Ghraib|
|Emmy Trustees Award||2014||Lifetime Achievement|
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