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Dan Rather & CBS Part Ways

Recap of Rather After Falsified Memos

The curtain has closed for Dan Rather at CBS. The network announced on Tuesday that they are parting ways with Rather after nearly 45 years together. The beginning of the end for Rather came when he reported a contentious story in September 2004 on President Bush’s military service. Following that story’s release, 42% of voters had a favorable opinion of Rather while 33% have an unfavorable opinion of him.

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