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Jim Lehrer

  • Aired: 09/12/2013
  • 04:05
  • Rating: NR
Journalists Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer’s unique brand of in-depth journalism was born in 1975 when THIRTEEN created “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report.” Pioneers of THIRTEEN is a four-part documentary chronicling the history of public television and showcasing THIRTEEN’s programming highlights over the last 50 years.
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Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer launched “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" with Robert MacNeil on THIRTEEN in 1975.
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