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Dan Rather, Celebrity Speaker

Dan Rather

    • Renowned Broadcast Journalist
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Fee Range

$50,000 - $100,000

Travels From

New York

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Keynote speaker Dan Rather has spent the last four decades reporting on stories that have truly shaped the way we live - the assassination of President Kennedy, the war in Vietnam and Watergate and its political aftermath. As the anchor of the CBS Evening News, Mr. Rather has been on the forefront of breaking news stories including the 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square and the attempted assassination of President Reagan. He has interviewed the last seven presidents and was the first American journalist to interview Saddam Hussein. His coverage of stories has mirrored the timeline of recent historic events and has won him every honor known in American journalism. 

His books include The Camera Never Blinks Twice, I Remember, The Camera Never Blinks, and The Palace Guard.

  • Leadership Principles from the World's Most Powerful Leaders
  • All Foreign Policy Is Local, All Economics Is Global: How US Foreign Policy Affects Our Economy
  • Looking Ahead to the 2012 Election
  • Fact vs. Fiction in Journalism: Misinformation & the Internet
  • Rather Outspoken: What I've Learned from a Lifetime of Reporting
  • An Evening with Dan Rather

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