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Bob Schieffer and Morgan Fairchild arrive for White House Correspondent's Assoc. in Washington DC
TV journalist Bob Schieffer (L) shows his socks as actress Morgan Fairchild poses for photographers on the red carpet as they arrive for the annual White House Correspondent's Association dinner, April 30, 2011, in Washington,D.C. President Obama will attend the dinner, which combines the administration's top officials, Capitol Hill politicians and Hollywood glitz and glamour. UPI/Mike Theiler
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Face the Nation Moderator (1991–present)

Bob Lloyd Schieffer (pronounced /ˈʃiːfər/; born February 25, 1937) is an American television journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News from 1973 to 1996; chief Washington correspondent since 1982, moderator of the Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation since 1991, and, between March 2005 and August 31, 2006, interim weekday anchor of the CBS Evening News.

Schieffer is one of the few journalists to have covered all four of the major Washington national assignments: the White House, the Pentagon, United States Department of State, and United States Congress. His career with CBS has almost exclusively dealt with national politics.

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