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The Biz: How JFK's Death Changed TV News

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy was the first president to embrace television. His assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963 — which will be revisited, 50 years later, in numerous TV documentaries and specials this month — made an indelible impact on America's relationship with the medium as well.

Before that heart-wrenching weekend, extended live network news coverage was limited to planned events such as political conventions and election nights. Network correspondents gathered in Texas that week expecting to cover Kennedy's visit via filmed reports for their evening newscasts. Instead... read more

Assad Denies Chemical Attack in Charlie Rose Interview

Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose's interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad will air on The Charlie Rose Show on PBS Monday night, the same night as President Obama's televised interviews about proposed military intervention in Syria will be broadcast.

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Obama, Romney Weigh In on Foreign Policy in Final Debate

Mitt Romney, Bob Schieffer, President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney met in the third and final presidential debate Monday and discussed foreign policy, with Obama citing terrorism and Romney a nuclear-capable Iran as the greatest threat to national security.

The 90-minute debate, held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla., featured the candidates sitting in chairs at a desk facing moderator Bob Schieffer. The candidates had similar views on several foreign policy issues, with Romney saying he supported Obama's action in Egypt, use of drone strikes, and a drawdown of troops in Afghanistan in 2014. read more

Obama, Romney to Meet in Final Debate – What's Being Pre-empted?

President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will meet in the third and final presidential debate Monday night at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

Do you plan on watching the debate?

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The Biz: Bob Schieffer Preps for Final Presidential Debate

Bob Schieffer

CBS News Washington bureau chief Bob Schieffer has worked on his network's coverage of every presidential debate since 1976. But Schieffer told TV Guide Magazine he decided to stay out of the fray this time around until he moderates the final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, in Boca Raton, Fla., on Monday (9/8c). read more

The Biz: The Conventions' Winners & Losers

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

The Democrats and Republicans did their best to info-tain you with their party conventions. While the ultimate judgment will come in November, here are the stars who shined and dimmed during the confabs.
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Candy Crowley Will Be First Female Presidential Debate Moderator in 20 Years

Candy Crowley

For the first time since 1992, a woman will be moderating one of the debates leading up to the presidential election.

Candy Crowley, CNN's chief political correspondent, will moderate the second of three October debates between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday. The format of that debate, which will be held at New York's Hofstra University on Oct. 16, will be a town hall meeting.

Jim Lehrer from PBS' NewsHour will moderate the first debate, at the University of Denver on Oct. 3, and CBS News' Bob Schieffer will moderate the third, on Oct. 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

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Mike Wallace, Longtime 60 Minutes Correspondent, Dies at 93

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace, a correspondent for CBS' 60 Minutes for more than four decades, has died, The New York Times reports. He was 93 years old.

CBS announced Wallace's death Sunday morning on Face the Nation. Host Bob Schieffer said Wallace... read more

The Biz: Campaigning for Sunday Ratings

George Stephanopoulos, Christianne Amanpour

With 24-hour access to video journalism on cable, your smartphone or iPad, nobody needs to wait until Sunday morning to find out what the presidential candidates have to say, right?

Don't tell that to the news divisions at CBS and ABC. Both are about to raise the stakes in the arena of Sunday inside-the-Beltway talk shows as they strive to remain the most important TV platform of the presidential campaign season... read more

Senate Candidate Cancels Weekend TV Appearances After Bill Maher Zing

Bill Maher

Delaware's Republican senatorial candidate, Christine O'Donnell, canceled two TV appearances over the weekend after clips of her discussing a past brush with witchcraft on Politically Incorrect turned up on YouTube — and on Bill Maher's new show.

The atheist-libertarian kicked off the new season of his HBO political talk/comedy show Real Time by noting ... read more

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