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Robert MacNeil

Robert MacNeilBorn: 19-Jan-1931
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: MacNeil/Lehrer Report

Brother: Hugh MacNeil (younger, NATO commander)
Wife: Rosemarie Coopland (m. 1956, div. 1964, two children)
Wife: Jane Doherty (m. 1965, div. 1983, two children)
Wife: Donna Richards (m. 1984)

    University: Carleton University, Ottawa (1955)

    Newseum Trustee

    TELEVISION
    Washington Week in Review Host (early 1970s)
    PBS NewsHour Co-Anchor (1975-95)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Hamlet (24-Jan-2000) · Player King

Author of books:
The People Machine: The Influence of Television on American Politics (1968)
The Right Place at the Right Time (1982, memoir)
The Way We Were: 1963: The Year Kennedy Was Shot (1988)
Wordstruck: A Memoir (1989, memoir)
Eudora Welty: Seeing Black and White (1990)
Burden of Desire (1992, novel)
The Voyage (1995)
Breaking News (1998, novel)
Looking for My Country: Finding Myself in America (2003)


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