Dan Rather at Kabul, Afghanistan, in July 2011
|Born||Daniel Irvin Rather, Jr.
October 31, 1931
Wharton, Texas, U.S.
|Education||Sam Houston State University|
Dan Rather (born October 31, 1931 in Wharton, Texas) is an American journalist and reporter. He worked with the CBS network until 2006. Controversy over documents Rather reported on that he claimed indicated President George W. Bush avoided military service during Vietnam caused him to leave CBS Evening News in 2005, his last broadcast on that program was March 9, 2005 and the whole network altogether two years later. He is now reporting for HDNet.
Awards[change | change source]
|Peabody||1994||CBS Reports: D-Day|
|Peabody||1995||CBS Reports: In the Killing Fields of America|
|Peabody||2000||48 Hours: Heroes Under Fire|
|Peabody||2001||60 Minutes II: Memories of a Massacre|
|Peabody||2004||60 Minutes II: Abuse at Abu Ghraib|
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