Oral History

Bob Schieffer

An author and award-winning broadcast journalist, Schieffer joined CBS News in 1969 and served as weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News (1976-96), Chief Washington Correspondent (1982-2015) and host of Face the Nation (1991-2015). In 1963, as a reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, he drove Marguerite Oswald to Dallas police headquarters following the assassination. He also covered Officer J.D. Tippit’s funeral in Oak Cliff. Recorded November 21, 2002, and November 15, 2013.