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2011-05-12 09:45:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Lehrer said today that he will take another step toward ending his 36 years of anchoring or co-anchoring the daily public television news broadcast known now as the PBS NEWSHOUR. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110512/DC00606) He said, effective June 6, he will no longer be part of the regular daily anchor rotation team, but he will still appear on many Friday evenings to moderate the weekly analysis of Shields and...

2011-04-13 09:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will present the Churchill Bell on April 30 to three outstanding American citizens: journalist Jim Lehrer, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and historian Gordon Wood. The award, the Foundation's highest, is given to those who exemplify what it means to be active and engaged citizens, building upon the principles of liberty, courage, dignity and devotion to the common good preserved and...

2011-04-05 13:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Lehrer, who has set a standard of broadcast excellence at PBS for more than 35 years, has been selected as the winner of the National Press Club's 2011 Fourth Estate Award, the highest honor presented by the world's leading professional organization for journalists. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) "Jim Lehrer has embodied the time-tested core values of journalism dating back to when many people had only...

2011-04-04 15:24:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-journalism-foundation/journalism-awards-gala-recognizes-excellence TORONTO, April 4 /PRNewswire/ - Famed political journalist Robert MacNeil, longtime foreign correspondent Patrick Brown and Global National anchor Dawna Friesen are among the renowned journalists taking part in the 14th annual Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) Annual Awards Gala on June 7, 2011 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in...

2010-10-22 10:27:00

Innovative LIVE Interactive Special Election Webcast Hosted by Jim Lehrer in Partnership with Ustream Begins at 10 pm ET 1-hour Live Special Broadcast Hosted by Jim Lehrer Airs on PBS and Continues Streaming Online at 11 pm ET ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When voters head to the polls to cast their ballots in the 2010 midterm elections, they may make history by voting for a big change in the federal government for the third consecutive election. Majority control of...


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