Jim Lehrer

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Birthday
19, 1934
Birthplace
Wichita, KS
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1934 (age 83)
Birthplace
Wichita, KS

About

Author and journalist who once served as the executive editor of PBS NewsHour, a news program on PBS. He wrote the novel Short List in 1992.

Before Fame

He studied at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, where he matriculated in 1956.

Trivia

He won numerous awards over the course of his lengthy career, including a National Humanities Medal in 1999.

Family Life

He married his wife, fellow novelist Kate Lehrer, in 1960. They had three daughters together.

Associated With

He and politician Jay Nixon both graduated from the University of Missouri.