Robert MacNeil

American writer and journalist

Robert Breckenridge Ware "Robin" MacNeil, OC (born January 19, 1931) is a Canadian-American journalist and writer. He is a retired television news anchor who partnered with Jim Lehrer to create The MacNeil/Lehrer Report in 1975.[1][2]

Robert MacNeil
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MacNeil accepting the 2008 Cronkite Award
Robert Breckenridge Ware MacNeil

(1931-01-19) January 19, 1931 (age 90)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Alma materCarleton University
OccupationJournalist, novelist
Years active1956–present


  1. Robert MacNeil Biography (1931–)
  2. "Looking for My Country". Archived from the original on 2012-03-06. Retrieved 2020-06-26.