Tim Russert

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Tim Russert
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Russert in October 2007
Born
Timothy John Russert

(1950-05-07)May 7, 1950
DiedJune 13, 2008(2008-06-13) (aged 58)
EducationJohn Carroll University (B.A.)
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D.)
OccupationJournalist
Years active1983–2008
Spouse(s)
Maureen Orth (m. 1983)
ChildrenLuke Russert
WebsiteMSNBC Biography

Tim Russert (May 7, 1950 - June 13, 2008) was an American television journalist and lawyer. He was the longest serving moderator for NBC's Meet the Press beginning in 1991. He was the senior vice president of NBC News and a frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's The Today Show and Hardball. He was born in Buffalo, New York. Russert died from a heart attack in Washington, D.C.