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Tim Russert
Birth: May 7, 1950
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 2008
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Journalist. Born in Buffalo, New York, he is best remembered for hosting NBC television's "Meet the Press" from 1991 until his death. He concurrently served as political analyst for "NBC Nightly News" and the "Today" Program, and hosted the "Tim Russert" program interviewing prominent guests on MSNBC. Prior to those shows he was the the Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News. He frequently appeared on other NBC News programs and co-hosted the network's presidential Election Night coverage. In 2005 he was awarded an Emmy for his role in the coverage of the funeral of President Ronald Reagan, and was the recipient of the Golden Plate Award of the Academy of Achievement. His Election 2000 "Meet the Press" interviews with Presidential candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore won the Radio and Television Correspondents' highest honor, the Joan S. Barone Award and the Annenberg Center's Walter Cronkite Award. In 2008 he named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. He died of a heart attack at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, DC. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: Jun 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27526951
Tim Russert
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Tim Russert
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Tim Russert
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MERRY CHRISTMAS
- Jan
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
REST IN HEAVENLY PEACE IN THE LOVING CARE OF GOD
- Jan
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
REST IN PEACE.
- J.A.C.
 Added: Nov. 8, 2014
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