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Schieffer, Bob

Born: 1937 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Announcer, Journalist, Reporters, Writers

1937 – Bob Lloyd Schieffer, born on the 25th of February in Austin, Texas.



1959 – Graduated BA Journalism and English, Texas Christian University



1959-1962 – USAF (three years, public information officer, discharge 1962)




1969 – He then joined WBAP in Dallas before taking a job with CBS. 



        – American journalist who has been with CBS News, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News.



1982 – Chief Washington correspondent.



1991 – Moderator of the Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation.




2002 – Has won six Emmy awards, won two Sigma Delta Chi awards, was named Broadcaster of the Year by the National Press Foundation, and was named to the Broadcasting/Cable Hall of Fame



         -Married, (They have 2 Daughters) 



2003 – He is a survivor of grade III bladder cancer; was diagnosed and is currently cancer-free.




2004 – He was the moderator of the third presidential debate between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry.




2005 – 2006 – Interim weekday anchor of the CBS Evening News. Katie Couric, formerly of NBC’s Today show, succeeded Schieffer as anchor on the 5th of September.



2008 – On October 15, Schieffer moderated the third presidential debate between Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain.



2010 – He is currently anchoring "Face The Nation." Going

on 20 years now.