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Bob Lloyd Schieffer is an American television journalist. He is known for his moderation of presidential debates, where he has been praised for his capability. Schieffer is one of the few journalists to have covered all four of the major Washington national assignments: the White House, the Pentagon, United States Department of State, and United States Congress. His career with CBS has almost exclusively dealt with national politics. He has interviewed every United States President since Richard Nixon, as well as most of those who sought the office.

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On rhetoric and responsibility: Bob Schieffer reflects on the 2020 election

Former "Face the Nation" moderator and CBS News political contributor Bob Schieffer reflects on the 2020 campaign, fraught with discord and disinformation.
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2014 State of the Union Address

In this year's address, President Obama discussed the state of the U.S. economy, immigration reform and plans for a minimum wage hike, and offered a vigorous defense of his health care plan. Scott..
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Schieffer on Christie scandal, Gates' book

"Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer discusses the recent political drama surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Obama and the takeaway for both men, as the try to control the..
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Schieffer: "No answer" for gun violence a year after Newtown

"Face the Nation" host says the shootings throughout the year since the Newtown massacre shows we still have work to do to curb gun violence.
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FTN Page 2: November 10

Miss the second half of the show? Bob Schieffer sits down with former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. Plus, a panel of experts.
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Schieffer on Mandela's heroism: "His whole life was an example"

"Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about President Obama's trip to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
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The lessons of Nelson Mandela

Bob Schieffer, Colin Powell and Rep. John Lewis on what the anti-apartheid fighter and South African president taught the world.
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Story of JFK assassination told through Dallas police recordings

The University of Virginia has given CBS News access to newly enhanced Dallas police recordings that tell the story of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The primitive dictabelt..
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Panetta on Iran talks: "We've got to be very skeptical"

Former defense secretary and CIA director Leon Panetta tells "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer that the U.S. should be careful in nuclear talks with Iran. Watch more of the interview Sunday on..
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"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 8/2

Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, David Pogue checks up on why nearly half of Americans are believed to be living without high-speed internet access. Plus: Mo Rocca sits down with actress and..
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Tanya Tucker: Legend

Since the ripe old age of 13, Tanya Tucker has had nearly two dozen Top-40 albums. And after more than 50 years on stage, her latest album, "While I'm Livin'," has gotten the best reviews of her career..
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Nationals' World Series win unites D.C.

The Washington Nationals are celebrating their World Series win. The team's road to victory was something that all of Washington. D.C. could unite around. Bob Schieffer explains.
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"Face the Nation" moderators mark 65 years

On the show's 65th anniversary, here's a look back at Bob Schieffer, John Dickerson and Margaret Brennan's first days as moderator of "Face the Nation."
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Robert Gates on "Face the Nation" May 12, 2013

Bob Schieffer's interview with former Secretary of Defense and Chancellor of William & Mary College, Robert Gates, aired on "Face the Nation" on May 12, 2013.
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Bob Schieffer: I can't find any Republican who now thinks Trump will win

CBS News' Norah O'Donnell, Bob Schieffer, Major Garrett and Nancy Cordes discuss how Trump might approach the second presidential debate and how Clinton will react on stage.
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Bob Schieffer on Texas

CBS News Contributor and former Face the Nation Host Bob Schieffer praises Texans' urge to help others and says his home state will overcome the staggering destruction Hurricane Harvey brought.
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Bob Schieffer on the state of journalism in the Trump era

CBS News Political Contributor Bob Schieffer previews his new book, "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News."
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What can George H.W. Bush's leadership teach us today?

Bob Schieffer, Jerry Seib and Susan Page join moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the meaning of George H.W. Bush's legacy on the world stage and to the American people.
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George H.W. Bush did nearly everything he could do in life and in politics

"CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell and former "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer join moderator Margaret Brennan to reflect on the legacy of the man known as Bush 41.
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"We know there is police brutality," Trump's AG pick says in 1992

Then-moderator of "Face the Nation" Bob Schieffer sat down with Bush administration Attorney General William Barr on May 17, 1992, in the wake of the Los Angeles riots.
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John Dingell's 2013 interview with "Face the Nation"

Bob Schieffer sat down with then-Congressman John Dingell for the June 9, 2013 broadcast of "Face the Nation."
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Bob Schieffer reflects on the legacy of John Dingell

Former "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer reflects on the legacy of the late former Congressman John Dingell of Michigan.
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Cummings says Trump will be "emboldened" if Democrats "do nothing" after Mueller report

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings joins Bob Schieffer to discuss how Congress will move forward following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
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Sen. Mike Lee says it would be a "mistake" for Democrats to pursue Trump's impeachment

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, joins Bob Schieffer to discuss the Mueller report and his new book, "Our Lost Declaration."
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New books detail lives of powerful women

Susan Page, Lynne Olsen and Evan Thomas join Bob Schieffer to discuss their new books, which all focus on powerful women.
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Robert Caro's latest book tackles a new subject: himself

Robert Caro sat down with Bob Schieffer to discuss his new book, "Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing."
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Five things you may not know about Bob Schieffer

More on the accomplished newsman's life
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Open: This is Face the Nation

TUNE IN: This week on "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer talks to House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings and Sen. Mike Lee. We'll also sit down with Robert Caro and a panel of authors. And we..
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Bob Schieffer's tribute to CBS retirees

Some of our best people at the CBS News Washington Bureau are retiring this week — not the people you see on camera, but some of those who make sure we're seen and heard each week. Bob Schieffer has..
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Willie Nelson: For The Record

Now 84, country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson is on the road again - performing, writing music, and releasing a new album, "God's Problem Child," which features songs like "Still Not Dead." He talks..
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Romney & Ryan: The first interview

One day after choosing Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate, presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Rep. Ryan sit down for an interview with CBS News' Bob Schieffer
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4/13/17: Red and Blue

President Trump pulled multiple about-faces this week -- from his stance on China to his policy on intervening in international conflicts; CBS chief White House correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News..
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