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Bob Schieffer

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Birthday
25, 1937
Birthplace
Austin, TX
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Birthday
25, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
Austin, TX

About

Renowned broadcast journalist and Washington, D.C. political correspondent known for his more than two-decade-long career with CBS. He hosted, among other programs, the CBS Evening News and Face the Nation.

Before Fame

After graduating from Texas Christian University, he served as a captain in the United States Air Force.

Trivia

While working as a reporter in the nation's capital, he covered events at The White House, The Pentagon, the United States Department of State, and the United States Congress.

Family Life

His marriage to Patricia Penrose produced two children. His brother, Tom Schieffer, served as a United States Ambassador to both Australia and Japan.

Associated With

He and Dan Rather both had acclaimed careers as CBS news anchors.