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Bob Schieffer

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  • Square One: How trailblazing women got their start

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Since last fall, Reuters has asked prominent achievers about the first job they ever had. From Mia Hamm to Margaret Atwood, Bob Schieffer to Tavis Smiley, they have shared their memories about the humble beginnings of their careers....
  • ABC's Diane Sawyer Makes Ratings History in Winning May Sweep in Key News Demo

    Diane Sawyer made ratings history in May when her "World News" became the first evening news program solely hosted by a female to win a sweep month in the industry's most coveted demo. Even as NBC's "Nightly News" opened up a bigger advantage in total...
  • Benghazi: How Lara Logan, CBS got burned

    Benghazi: How Lara Logan, CBS got burned
    With Benghazi back in the news, New York magazine has a timely article on "60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan. She is on an indefinite leave after a flawed report on the Libya attack aired last year on the CBS news magazine. New York's timing is...
  • For D.C. insiders, name of the game is getting the 'get'

    WASHINGTON -- In the highly competitive news business in this ultra-political town, a constant battle goes on among reporters to obtain interviews with the most knowledgeable governmental insiders from the White House to Congress. This is particularly...
  • 'No Place to Hide' a vital discussion on Snowden's revelations

    Glenn Greenwald's "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" comes with a built-in challenge: creating a sense of drama when we all know the basics of the tale. In December 2012, the Rio de Janeiro-based journalist,...
  • TV rewinds Kennedy assassination, 50 years later

    TV rewinds Kennedy assassination, 50 years later
    On the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, the turgid melodrama of "As the World Turns" was suddenly interrupted by grave news from the real world. In Dallas, three shots had been fired at President John F. Kennedy's motorcade. Fifty-eight minutes later,...
  • Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?

    Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?
    UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.  One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
  • Network News Wastes Primetime on Royal Heir

    Nobody can blame NBC for finding an excuse to preempt "Siberia" -- in this case, to air a special about the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby. Naturally, ABC announced plans for its own primetime hour to air Tuesday, "The Royal Baby:...
  • Film Review: 'Herblock: The Black & the White'

    Herbert Lawrence Block, the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who created his signature by compressing his name, is the subject of a warmly celebratory portrait in "Herblock: The Black & the White." But wait, there's more: While...
  • The archives of 'if'

     
    UPDATES from yesterday afternoon: Jake Tapper, CNN: It seems to me that what happened today with Secretary Kerry is he engaged in a hypothetical, forgetting that as secretary of state he's not supposed to engage in hypotheticals, and this was......
  • 'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions

    'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face. "I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
  • Film Review: 'One PM Central Standard Time'

    Filmmaker Alastair Layzell artfully entwines profound tragedy and professional triumph in "One PM Central Standard Time," a fascinating documentary that details how the "story of the century" -- the 1963 assassination of President Kennedy -- was covered...