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Dan Rather: How Hurricane Coverage Paid Off

When Hurricane Carla hit the Texas Coast in September 1961, it landed with such intensity that no other hurricane to hit Texas has ever matched it. Rather saw this news event as a way to make his mark as a reporter.


Picture dated 22 November 1963 of US President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline, shortly before his assassination in Dallas. Photo prise le 22 novembre 1963, du Président J. F. Kennedy et son épouse Jacqueline, juste avant son assassinat à Dallas. (Photo credit should read OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Dan Rather Recalls ‘Four Dark Days’ In Dallas

News correspondent Dan Rather was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, hoping to coordinate coverage of a routine visit by then President John F. Kennedy.


An iPhone 4 is displayed on July 30, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. (credit: Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Other Parts of the Paper: New iPhone

Veteran Newspaper Boy Brendan Smith reveals the details of the newest version of the iPhone, and also tells the story about a weird promotion from a Wisconsin golf course.

105.3 The Fan–09/10/2013

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Congratulations, CBS Evening News!

One of the most prestigious and iconic TV network evening newscasts in America is the CBS Evening News. And half of the show’s anchors have had ties to Texas.

CBS 11–09/04/2013

Former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite testifies on February 20, 1991, in Washington, D.C. before the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs concerning the Pentagon rules on media access to the Persian Gulf War. (credit: LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Last CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite

Whew! Tell me that it is not been 31 years since Walter Cronkite signed off as the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News.


Dan Rather, former CBS News anchor and host of a show on HDNet, speaks during a ceremony which honors the year's best communications initiatives in the cable television industry. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Dan Rather Nearing 5 Years At HDNet & 80th Birthday

When Dan Rather took a job to create a news program at Mark Cuban’s HDNet, it felt like a television version of a rebound relationship.