Remembering Jim Lehrer

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This undated image released by PBS shows Jim Lehrer of “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.” PBS announced that Lehrer died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at home. He was 85. (PBS via AP)

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Journalist Jim Lehrer, best known for his years as anchor of the The MacNeil/Lehrer Report and PBS NewsHour as well as moderator of a number of presidential debates, died today at age 85. He appeared as a guest on WGN Radio a number of times over the years. Two of those visits are below.

With Steve Cochran, May 31, 2005

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With Milt Rosenberg, July 1, 2010

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