Dan Rather, a young reporter for CBS News, was the first to report that President John F. Kennedy was dead.
A Conversation with Dan Rather on a Presidency, a Legacy, and a Day that Changed America, on the Next Kalb Report, November 22, 8 p.m.
On November 22, 1963, time stood still as the nation and the world grappled with the sudden and tragic loss of an extraordinary leader. Now, 50 years since that historic day, we remember the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy.
John Lewis, Andrew Young, Julian Bond Reflect on King’s I Have a Dream Speech
Gathered at the National Press Club Aug. 27 with host Marvin Kalb to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and to talk about the impact of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech were three of the leaders of the 1960s civil rights movement—John Lewis, Andrew Young and Julian Bond.
Congressman John Lewis, Ambassador Andrew Young, NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond, Journalist Gwen Ifill to Join Marvin Kalb Tuesday, August 27, at National Press Club
Fifty years after the historic March on Washington, moderator Marvin Kalb and a panel of legendary civil rights leaders, journalists and scholars will explore the movement that changed the nation, the role of the press in the struggle, and how the lessons learned can be applied in the digital age.
Washington Post Editors Make their Case on The Kalb Report
Two top Washington Post editors marveled at the new ways that technology allows newspapers to tell stories at the same time they conceded they were struggling to deal with the financial pressures that are forcing the paper to continue to make staff reductions.
Ted Koppel: To Save Democracy Networks Must Put More Money Into Serious Journalism
Technological changes, viewer tastes and profit demands have undercut the quality of television news, but the pendulum should begin to swing back, ABC news legend Ted Koppel told host Marvin Kalb Monday on the latest edition of “The Kalb Report.”