Jim Lehrer –
Journalist, news anchor, bus nerd.
May 19, 1934 – January 23, 2020.
Aged 85 years.
Most recognized for: After gaining notoriety for coverage of the Watergate tape hearings, Jim became a fixture of PBS news for 30+ years. From there, he became half of “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour,” moderated 12 presidential debates over 4 decades, & won several broadcasting awards. Then, as many newshounds in his age demographic tend to do, he went from the headlines to the obits.