CBS’s Bob Schieffer to Retire This Summer


According to a report on, veteran journalist and longtime CBS Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer is calling it quits.

Schieffer, 76, is retiring this summer after 46 years at CBS, which he made public in an announcement at the annual Schieffer Symposium at his alma mater, Texas Christian University.

“Because that was where it all started for me, I wanted this to be the place, and I wanted you all to be the first to know that this summer I’m going to retire,” Schieffer announced at the annual Schieffer Symposium at Texas Christian University, his alma mater.

“It’s been a great adventure. You know, I’m one of the luckiest people in the world because as a little boy, as a young reporter, I always wanted to be a journalist, and I got to do that. And not many people get to do that, and I couldn’t have asked for a better life or something that was more fun and more fulfilling.”

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