May 12th, 2011
abcworldnews:

Jim Lehrer, 76, to step down from PBS ‘Newshour’ on June 6th 
The Washington Post:
 
Jim Lehrer, who has anchored PBS’ “Newshour” program for 36 years, said Thursday morning that he is stepping down from the daily broadcast, ending the longest run of a national anchorman.
Lehrer, 76, said he would leave as anchor on June 6, but would continue to appear on Fridays to moderate the “Newshour’s” weekly news analysis segment featuring a panel of journalists. He will also continue to be involved with the program’s producer, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, based in Arlington.

abcworldnews:

Jim Lehrer, 76, to step down from PBS ‘Newshour’ on June 6th 

The Washington Post:

Jim Lehrer, who has anchored PBS’ “Newshour” program for 36 years, said Thursday morning that he is stepping down from the daily broadcast, ending the longest run of a national anchorman.

Lehrer, 76, said he would leave as anchor on June 6, but would continue to appear on Fridays to moderate the “Newshour’s” weekly news analysis segment featuring a panel of journalists. He will also continue to be involved with the program’s producer, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, based in Arlington.

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  2. noonday reblogged this from willwritefordietcoke and added:
    Wow.
  3. whatifitactuallyworks reblogged this from centerforinvestigativereporting and added:
    D:
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  5. zieberkr reblogged this from centerforinvestigativereporting and added:
    Talk about the end of an era
  6. maraudersmafioso reblogged this from abcworldnews and added:
    NOOOOOOO! Hearing Jim Lehrer’s voice introducing the News Hour every night at 7 is something I look forward to. I guess...
  7. crushabledotcom reblogged this from abcworldnews and added:
    Jim Lehrer, 76, to step down from PBS ‘Newshour’ on June 6th.
  8. willwritefordietcoke reblogged this from msnbc and added:
    OH MY GOD. End of an era…for serious.
  9. bees-knees reblogged this from champagne-campaign and added:
    And Hari Sreenivasan. Love that guy. Yes I am 50.
  10. champagne-campaign reblogged this from jacquesofalltrades and added:
    Huge news in the Rose family. However, maybe this will mean more face time for Ray Suarez?!
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    Wow, everything is changing this year!
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  18. rubenfeld reblogged this from msnbc and added:
    Wow.
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    SAY IT AINT SO JIM. SAY IT AINT SO.
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