Rather - who has won every prestigious journalism award in his distinguished career - discusses all the big stories from his decades of reporting. This very personal accounting includes (but is certainly not limited to) his dismissal from CBS, the Abu Ghraib story, the George W. Bush Air National Guard controversy, his coverage of the JFK assassination, the origin of "Hurricane Dan", as well as inside stories about all the top personalities Dan has either interviewed or worked with over his remarkable career.
"Excellent first-hand exploration of media today"
Scott McClellan, the author of What Happened Inside the Bush White House and What's Going Wrong with Washington (Public Affairs, May, 2008), was White House Press Secretary from 2003-2006, and one of President Bush's closest aides. He speaks with veteran journalist Dan Rather, the managing editor and anchor of Dan Rather Reports on HDNet.
Dan Rather, the former anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, turns his attention to the upcoming election and how voters can get the information they need to make an informed decision. Rather is joined by James Carville, political consultant and a media personality known as the "Ragin' Cajun".
With his distinctive blend of frontline determination and a journalist's knack for a good story, CBS anchorman Dan Rather looks at the awesome struggles and everyday accomplishments he's witnessed at home and around the globe.