CBS anchor Bob Schieffer to retire this summer, end 'great adventure'

April 9, 2015 3:59 AM

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Schieffer, 78, longtime anchor of CBS news show "Face the Nation," announced his pending retirement in Fort Worth during the annual Schieffer Symposium at Texas Christian University, his alma mater.

"It's been a great adventure," he said Wednesday evening at the symposium. "You know, I'm one of the luckiest people in the world because as a little boy, as a young reporter, I always wanted to be a journalist, and I got to do that. And not many people get to do that, and I couldn't have asked for ...

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