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Jim Lehrer passes at 85

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Jim Lehrer passes at 85

Post by radioandtventhusiast » Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:46 pm

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/rem ... jim-lehrer

Was best known as the longtime news anchor of the PBS Newshour and also moderated 12 presidential debates, the most recent in 2012.



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Re: Jim Lehrer passes at 85

Post by Calvert DeForest » Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:24 am

Jim was one of the last of the old guard. A traditional journalist who understood his craft and did it extremely well. His nine rules of journalism said it all, especially #9 on the list:

I am not in the entertainment business.

His insight will be missed. May he rest in peace.


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