Former anchor of CBS Morning News who became host of A&E crime and documentary shows, such as Cold Case Files.
He earned a law degree from the Washburn University School of Law in 1966.
His first major assignment with CBS News was covering the Charles Manson murder trial.
His sister, Jean Schodorf, was once a member of the Kansas Senate.
He once covered the controversial trial of Daniel Ellsberg, a man who released the Pentagon Papers to news outlets in the U.S.