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James Charles "Jim" Lehrer ( /ˈlɛrə/; born May 19, 1934) is an American journalist and the executive editor and former news anchor for PBS NewsHour on PBS, known for his role as a frequent...

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  • Noho Hewa': Visit of Native Hawaiian filmmaker

      News Source: Scoop | 2 days ago
    Author, poet, scholar and painter Albert Wendt "Through Noho Hewa', Kelly has carefully illustrated how the militarisation of Hawaii both produces and is enabled by broader processes of land alienation, indigenous social dislocation, and late
  • This week: JFK, Abraham Lincoln, Doctor Who

      News Source: Orlando Sentinel Online | 5 months ago
    Television will mark major anniversaries this week in history and pop culture. On the entertainment front, BBC America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who" with weeklong programming starting at 9 a.m...The centerpiece is the 50th
  • Gwen Ifill and the Decline and Fall of ‘PBS NewsHour'

      News Source: Newsbusters | 6 months ago
    Over the years, we've written a lot about long, slow ratings collapse of broadcast news. But ABC, CBS, and NBC aren't the only ones experiencing this decline. As reported by David Zurawik of the Baltimore Sun , the ratings for PBS NewsHour show are
  • Review: PBS newsman Jim Lehrer's Kennedy assassination novel 'Top Down' ...

      News Source: New Europe | 7 months ago
    In the case of "Top Down," PBS newsman and veteran fiction writer Jim Lehrer asks an intriguing question but doesn't quite come up with an equally intriguing answer. What if the Secret Service agent who decided not to equip the presidential limousine
  • ‘PBS NewsHour' Looks to Change Ownership

      News Source: The New York Times | 7 months ago
    MacNeil-Lehrer Productions will give up its ownership of the The PBS NewsHour, which has struggled financially in recent years, its two longtime co-anchors told the staff on Tuesday...NewsHour' and all parts of MLP connected with the program, the
  • Fall fiction preview shows a landslide of A-list authors

      News Source: Sacramento Bee | 7 months ago
    Make room on your nightstands and bookshelves, and get your e-readers and tablets warmed up it's time to turn the page from summer beach reading to one of the hottest fall book seasons in recent years. Over summer, publishers gave readers a bookstore'
  • Jim Lehrer's New Play, ‘Bell,' Is Opening in Washington

      News Source: International Herald Tribune | 7 months ago
    An Anchor Tells Stories Onstage, but Off Camera Jim Lehrer's New Play, Bell,' Is Opening in Washington Christopher Gregory/The New York Times Jim Lehrer on the set of his play about Alexander Graham Bell, which opens Thursday. Jim Lehrer is sitting
  • Co-anchors blaze new TV trail

      News Source: The Journal Gazette | 8 months ago
    National TV newscasts have tried just about every kind of anchor configuration over the past six decades: A lone male anchor...No national evening broadcast has ever dared put a pair of women on air together to read the news each day. Apparently, as


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