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Dan Rather

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Birthday
31, 1931
Birthplace
Wharton, TX
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1931 (age 86)
Birthplace
Wharton, TX

About

Correspondent for 60 Minutes II who worked as a CBS news anchor for 24 years. During decades of award-winning news reporting on CBS, he signed off every evening with the word Courage.

Before Fame

He graduated from Sam Houston State University.

Trivia

He published his memoir, Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News, in 2012.

Family Life

He married Jean Goebel in 1957. He has a daughter named Robin and a son named Danjack.

Associated With

He was the first network television journalist to report that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

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