- Name: Dan Rather
- Born: 10/31/1931 (89 years old)
- Occupation: Journalist, news presenter, reporter and correspondent
Dan Irvin Rather Jr. (//; born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist and former national evening news anchor. Rather began his career in Texas, becoming a national name after his reporting saved thousands of lives during Hurricane Carla in September 1961. Rather spontaneously created the first radar weather report by overlaying a transparent map over a radar image of Hurricane Carla. In his first national broadcast, he helped initiate the successful evacuation of 350,000 people.
Birth Name: Dan Irvin Rather Jr.
Credits: CBS Evening News anchor (1981–2005), 60 Minutes correspondent (1975–81; 2005–2006), 48 Hours host (1988–2002), 60 Minutes II correspondent (1999–2005), The Big Interview With Dan Rather host (2013-present), The News With Dan Rather anchor (2018)
Alias: Dan Irvin Rather Jr.
Birth Place: Wharton, Texas, U.S.
Dan Rather quotes :
But we cannot rely on memorials and museums alone. We can tell ourselves we will never forget and we likely won't. But we need to make sure that we teach history to those who never had the opportunity to remember in the first place.Dan Rather
Performing doesn't turn me on. It's an egomaniac business, filled with prima donnas - including this one.Dan Rather
A free and truly independent press - fiercely independent when necessary - is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy.Dan Rather