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PBS NewsHour announced Thursday that anchor Judy Woodruff will be the weeknight newscast's solo host. NewsHour had been searching for a co-anchor for Woodruff, also the newscast's managing editor, since Gwen Ifill's death in November 2016. The program tapped other public media programs for ...
(To verify this, just Google “Warren Burger MacNeil Lehrer.”) Justice John Paul Stevens (appointed to the court by President Gerald Ford) reiterates this in his book “Six Amendments,” in which he also explains that the twenty-first-century decision letting private citizens own firearms “only covers the ...

In a 1991 interview on the MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour, retired U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger, a conservative appointed by Republican President Richard Nixon in 1969, speaking of the NRA and other gun rights groups stated, “the Second Amendment has been the subject of one of the ...
Five years after his retirement, during a 1991 appearance on “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour,” Chief Justice Warren Burger remarked that the Second Amendment “has been the subject of one of the greatest pieces of fraud, I repeat the word 'fraud,' on the American public by special interest groups that I ...
“If I were writing the Bill of Rights now,” he said in an interview on the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, “there wouldn't be any such thing as the Second Amendment.” Burger went on to say that the 27-word amendment referencing “the right of the people to keep and bear arms” had been the subject of “one of the ...
JS: Back in the early 1990s, the conservative Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger broke with orthodoxy on this issue and he said that modern interpretation of the Second Amendment was a dangerous joke. Here's Burger on the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour in 1991. Chief Justice Warren E. Burger: If I ...

The party lamp is ready for lighting on Wednesday, as the St. Louis Press Club readies to regale four famous reporters, and one legendary radio station. Betsey Bruce, who worked for more than 45 years as a reporter and anchor at KMOV (Channel 4) and KTVI (Channel 2), leads the list of honorees.
“I was informed by my coach that 'you're not going to make that' because I wasn't good enough as a baseball player,” said Lehrer, who is known best for PBS' “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.” But he soon met some sports writers and thought that maybe he could combine a love of sports with writing.
The April 1990 release of FAIR's study, “All The Usual Suspects: MacNeil/Lehrer and Nightline,” rekindled the debate over TV news bias. The study was reported by major U.S. dailies, was endorsed by numerous columnists and TV critics, and led to a TV debate involving FAIR's Jeff Cohen and NewsHour co-anchor Robert ...
Al Vecchione, a longtime bastion of public broadcasting programming and the first executive producer of “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report,” died Wednesday morning at his Bethesda, Maryland, home. He had a short bout with lung cancer, his family confirmed. He was 86. For seven years, Vecchione helmed the ...
At PBS from 1983 to 1993, she was the chief Washington correspondent for The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. From 1984-1990, she also anchored PBS' award-winning weekly documentary series, "Frontline with Judy Woodruff." She is the recent recipient of the Cine Lifetime Achievement award, a Duke ...
He has appeared on the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, CBS Evening News, CNN, Voice of America, and National Public Radio, and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and other newspapers and journals. Ohio Wesleyan's Kragalott Lecture honors the career, ...
John Lehrer of PBS, who co-anchored the “MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour” and “PBS NewHour,” is slated to speak at the event when he receives the club's Lifetime Achievement Award. Lehrer graduated from the University of Missouri in 1956. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with hors d'ouevres, dinner and ...
Lehrer, who co-anchored the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and PBS NewHour, earned a journalism degree in 1956 from the University of Missouri. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Edward Jones Corporate North Campus, 130 Edward Jones Boulevard in Maryland Heights. Tickets are $125 and $150.
The show is based on the novel by Jim Lehrer, who is probably best known for The MacNeil/Lehrer Report and Jim Lehrer's NewsHour on TV, but is also a renowned novelist and playwright. Produced by Yoni Vendriger (Right Before I Go, Sacrifices, Loveless Texas) and Mor Cohen (Shotz!, The New ...
The show is based on the novel by Jim Lehrer, who is probably best known for The MacNeil/Lehrer Report and Jim Lehrer's NewsHour on TV, but is also a renowned novelist and playwright. Produced by Yoni Vendriger (Right Before I Go, Sacrifices, Loveless Texas) and Mor Cohen (Shotz!, The New ...
“I was informed by my coach that 'you're not going to make that' because I wasn't good enough as a baseball player,” said Lehrer, who is known best for PBS' “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.” But he soon met some sports writers and thought that maybe he could combine a love of sports with writing.

Al Vecchione, a longtime bastion of public broadcasting programming and the first executive producer of “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report,” died Wednesday morning at his Bethesda, Maryland, home. He had a short bout with lung cancer, his family confirmed. He was 86. For seven years, Vecchione helmed the ...
... such as John 8:32 and Philippians 4:8, that the honest truth, once we can recognize and accept what it is, "will set you free." And - I fervently believe - keep us free. PBS and NPR will help us stay that way. Gregg Ramshaw held senior news broadcast positions at "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour" and "The ...
The announcement was made today by Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and chief executive officer of WETA, and Boisfeuillet “Bo” Jones Jr., president and chief executive officer of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, which produces the NewsHour. The WETA Board of Trustees unanimously voted to authorize ...
"There's not going to be somebody like him for a long time," said Parkinson, who worked side by side with Henderson for decades. "He's so totally unique. He wasn't a screamer or a yeller. His commentaries were also so smart and well thought out. He really was a sportscaster for the MacNeil-Lehrer Hour.
... Woolhandler argued that managed competition would increase costs and bureaucracy, and the other three guests disagreed, MacNeil said to her pointedly, “Dr. Woolhandler, that's three against one on the cost reduction thing”–as if this were a random sample of opinion, rather than a panel assembled by MacNeil/Lehrer.
She joined “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report” on PBS in 1978 and became national correspondent five years later. Hunter-Gault joined NPR in 1997 as its chief correspondent in Africa, then went to for CNN in 1999 as Johannesburg bureau chief and correspondent. In 2005, she returned to NPR as a special ...
Tim Penny, D-Minn., or serving as a commentator on public television's "MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour." Or he's working on his book for the Progress and Freedom Foundation, analyzing the political forces that will dominate in the future. The next minute, he's running the four-person Washington office of the ...
He went on to say that he no longer watches television news except for the PBS Newshour (“You know, that show that used to be MacNeil-Lehrer.”) He reads a variety of reputable newspapers and magazines. While Ubertaccio was pessimistic about Washington's current dysfunction, he encouraged the ...
She joined The MacNeil/Lehrer Report on PBS in 1978 and became national correspondent five years later. Hunter-Gault joined NPR in 1997 as its chief correspondent in Africa, then went to for CNN in 1999 as Johannesburg bureau chief and correspondent. In 2005, she returned to NPR as a special ...
He joined "MacNeil/Lehrer" in 1985, two years after it become an hour-long news show, and has been the program's Business and Economics Correspondent ever since, with occasional forays into art and sport. In the '90s, with sociologist Morrie Schwartz, a teacher of his at Brandeis, Paul helped create -- and wrote the ...
“I was informed by my coach that 'you're not going to make that' because I wasn't good enough as a baseball player,” said Lehrer, who is known best for PBS' “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.” But he soon met some sports writers and thought that maybe he could combine a love of sports with writing.
The April 1990 release of FAIR's study, “All The Usual Suspects: MacNeil/Lehrer and Nightline,” rekindled the debate over TV news bias. The study was reported by major U.S. dailies, was endorsed by numerous columnists and TV critics, and led to a TV debate involving FAIR's Jeff Cohen and NewsHour co-anchor Robert ...
Al Vecchione, a longtime bastion of public broadcasting programming and the first executive producer of “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report,” died Wednesday morning at his Bethesda, Maryland, home. He had a short bout with lung cancer, his family confirmed. He was 86. For seven years, Vecchione helmed the ...
... such as John 8:32 and Philippians 4:8, that the honest truth, once we can recognize and accept what it is, "will set you free." And - I fervently believe - keep us free. PBS and NPR will help us stay that way. Gregg Ramshaw held senior news broadcast positions at "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour" and "The ...
Former Senator Jim Webb has worn many hats in his long career: U.S. Senator, Secretary of the Navy, best-selling author and officer in the Marines. He is also an Emmy-winning journalist, thanks to a special report he produced for “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour” in 1983. Webb was sent to Beirut in ...
The announcement was made today by Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and chief executive officer of WETA, and Boisfeuillet “Bo” Jones Jr., president and chief executive officer of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, which produces the NewsHour. The WETA Board of Trustees unanimously voted to authorize ...
Later they relaunched it as “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.” MacNeil left in 1995. The show again changed its name to “NewsHour.” In 2011 ...
“We're going back to the days of President Carter, of appeasement,” McCain told The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour in October 1994. Over the ...
1983 - The "MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour" on PBS (Public Broadcasting System) became the first hour-long network news show. 1984 - The ...
This isn't MacNeil Lehrer report. I mean this isn't it tailor our. This is that they show in which we asked lots of different things about lots of ...
... 'MacNeil/Lehrer Report' Dies. Al Vecchione, the first executive producer of "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" on PBS, has died. May 24, 2017, at 7:43 p.m.. MORE.
Al Vecchione, a longtime bastion of public broadcasting programming and the first executive producer of “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report,” died ...
Gregg Ramshaw held senior news broadcast positions at "The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour" and "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
Gregg Ramshaw held senior news broadcast positions at The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer for 21 years.
Lehrer went on to host the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour on PBS. Lehrer recalled those early days in a documentary. "Bobby Wilson, who I still call ...
Woodruff served as the chief Washington correspondent for “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour” from 1983-1993. She also anchored PBS' ...
When I was in elementary school in the 1970s, my parents loved to watch a news analysis TV show called the MacNeil/Lehrer Report. I thought ...
He is also an Emmy-winning journalist, thanks to a special report he produced for “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour” in 1983. Webb was sent to ...
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, which is majority owned by Liberty Media, is “offering to contribute to WETA our ownership stakes in the ...
... organization and those we serve,” including overseeing the transfer of PBS NewsHour from MacNeil/Lehrer Productions to WETA ownership.
Here's a brief sample of Molly's irreverent wit that ran as a tribute on PBS's MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour after her passing. It's all you need to know ...
... including another student, Jim Lehrer, also a School of Journalism graduate, who went on to journalistic fame with the MacNeil/Lehrer Report ...
When I was in elementary school in the 1970s, my parents loved to watch a news analysis TV show called the MacNeil/Lehrer Report.


 

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