DAN RATHER STEPS DOWN AS ANCHOR
Good news for many people. CBS needed new blood since it was in the basement of primetime news ratings forever. Some more from Power Line here.
Dan Rather to leave anchor desk in March
Decision comes amid review of Bush-National Guard story
Tuesday, November 23, 2004
NEW YORK (CNN) -- Longtime anchor Dan Rather will leave the "CBS Evening News" on March 9, the network said Tuesday, just months after Rather's use of questionable documents in a report critical of President Bush's National Guard service.
Rather, 73, said he will continue to work full time as a correspondent for the network's two "60 Minutes" programs as well as other assignments. (full article)