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Dan Rather

Speaker: Dan Rather
Date: April 16, 1973
Description
CBS news anchor discusses news coverage during the Johnson years, as well as his first-hand experience of the Kennedy assassination. CBS was the first news network to announce the assassination, and Rather was largely responsible for this rapid reporting. Rather concludes his interview with a discussion of Vietnam. As a CBS correspondent, he was one of the last reporters to leave Saigon.

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