Legendary Anchor Jim Lehrer Dead At 85

The Daily Caller | 1/23/2020 | Staff
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Legendary PBS newsman and anchor Jim Lehrer died in his sleep on Thursday at the age of 85, the organization shared following his death.

“With heavy hearts we report the death of PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer at age 85,” a tweet read from PBSNewsHour, along with a photo of the longtime anchor hard at work. The post was noted by Fox News.

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“A giant in journalism, his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news remain the core of our work,” the statement went on.

Leher, who made a name for himself when he was covering the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings, started the NewsHour with another giant in journalism, Robert MacNeil in 1975. Jim retired from the organization’s flagship news program in 2011, after 36 years...
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