Dan Rather


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Dan Irvin Rather Jr. was born in Wharton, Texas, to Byrl Veda (Page) and Dan Irvin Rather Sr., a ditch digger. He graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, where he wanted to play football. He worked at local radio station KSAM in Huntsville during his college years. Following graduation he worked for radio station KTRK in Houston... See full bio »

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(1983-2004)
Human Nature Producer
(2019)
(2006-2013)
Fail State Producer
(2017)

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  A National Disgrace (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2019/I Human Nature (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Fail State (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 America Divided: The Rise of Trump Nation (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Dan Rather Reports (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Operation Streamline (2013) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "The Camera Never Blinks Twice: The Further Adventures of a Television Journalist". See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dan Rader

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is a somewhat surreal experience to see yourself being played by Robert Redford. He made me look better on screen than I ever thought I looked. See more »

Trivia:

On September 20, 2004, he made a televised apology for the CBS News failing to verify the authenticity of questionably documents used in support of a 60 Minutes Wednesday (1999) story about President George W. Bush's military record in the Texas Air National Guard. A two-person investigative panel formed by CBS said that a "myopic zeal" on the part of the CBS News to break the story, which the ... See more »

Trademark:

Use of odd metaphors, or "Texanisms," when reporting the news See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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