Bob Schieffer
Date of Birth
Feb 25, 1937
Birth Place:
Austin, TX


A multi-decade stalwart of CBS News, anchor Bob Schieffer jump-started his career as a beat reporter, covering such pivotal calamities as the John F. Kennedy assassination and the Vietnam War for a newspaper in his hometown of Austin, TX. Schieffer began his stint as a CBS Evening News correspondent at the age of 32 (in 1969) and would remain with the network for around 40 years, until he stepped...