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FACE THE NATION
May 31, 2015  | By David Bianculli

CBS, 10:30 a.m. ET

 
Bob Schieffer, 78, is retiring after today’s edition of Face the Nation, capping a career covering 46 years of distinguished reporting of the best old-school style: a respected newsman who took his job very seriously, himself much less so. In a special edition of Ed Bark’s Uncle Barky’s Bytes, another venerable Texas reporter, our own long-time TVWW correspondent, reprints three of his vintage interview encounters with Schieffer. And to honor the occasion and say a fond farewell to Schieffer, I’ll provide a link here to one of my own vintage interviews with the CBS anchor – written in 2008 for TV Worth Watching. As for today’s Face the Nation, expect the host to note his own departure, but not to overly dwell on it. That’s not his way, Never has been…
 
 
 
 
 
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