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Dan Rather receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Veteran television newsman Dan Rather was honored Sept. 27 with the 2012 Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement by Washington State University and The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

Rather, who came to campus early in the day, spoke with WSU communication students, faculty and the media. During the evening at the 38th Murrow Symposium, Rather accepted his award, joining the ranks of past Murrow winners including:

  • 2011 Ted Koppel
  • 2010 Deborah Amos
  • 2010 Judy Woodruff
  • 2010 ProPublica
  • 2009 Helen Thomas
  • 2009 Bob Schieffer
  • 2008 Don Hewitt
  • 2007 David Fanning and FRONTLINE
  • 2006 Tom Brokaw
  • 2004 Peter Jennings
  • 2003 Daniel Pearl
  • 2002 Daniel Schorr
  • 2002 Christiane Amanpour
  • 2002 Sir Howard Stringer
  • 2001 Bernard Shaw
  • 2000 Ted Turner
  • 1999 Keith Jackson
  • 1999 Al Neuharth
  • 1998 Moriyoshi Saito
  • 1998 Walter Cronkite
  • 1998 Frank Blethen
  • 1997 Sam Donaldson