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 Tim Russert

Tim Russert

Birth
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Death 13 Jun 2008 (aged 58)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Section C, Lot 219, Site 4
Memorial ID 27526951 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
  • Added: 13 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27526951
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tim Russert (7 May 1950–13 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27526951, citing Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .