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I miss debates with just Jim Lehrer. Sometimes one moderator is best - he or she is judge, jury, can interrupt and has complete control #demdebate 

@aptstweet  look forward to being with you today, along with @sarajust  @tamarakeithNPR  @ShumateLisa  & Mark Shields to pay tribute to public media legends Jim Lehrer and Cokie Roberts

A Dallas journalist recalls Jim Lehrer’s impact on her career — and life

Hear from some of the producers and correspondents who worked alongside Jim Lehrer for decades and at the earliest stages of our program. Jim, one of our founders, passed away last week at the age of 85.

Remembering Fred Silverman and Jim Lehrer, two television giants

"He was the most objective person I have ever dealt with." @bobschieffer  remembers Jim Lehrer—and his best advice on moderating a debate

“It was a beautiful service for a beautiful man,” says @JudyWoodruff  about the memorial for NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer

On tonight's PBS @NewsHour : Ruth Marcus and David Brooks analyze the week's news. Then, we look at Jim Lehrer's legacy.

Gwen Ifill was the moderator and managing editor of “Washington Week” and senior political correspondent for “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.”


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Jim Lehrer was a steady voice for truth, a prolific writer, and the soul of @NewsHour . We’ll miss him. Bill and I send our condolences to his family.

I am devastated to share news that my dear friend and cofounder of the @NewsHour  Jim Lehrer died today at home. Sending love to his Kate and their family.

Jim Lehrer set a standard for fairness. He was not on perpetual gaffe patrol, trying to get a politician to blurt out something he/she didn’t mean to say. He was trying to find out what people meant to say, and what they actually stood for.

Our nation has lost a champion for truth and transparency. As one of the founders of PBS NewsHour, as well as its longtime host, Jim Lehrer worked to keep America’s leaders accountable to the people. My prayers are with his wife, Kate, and their family.

With heavy hearts we report the death of PBS NewsHour co-founder Jim Lehrer at age 85. A giant in journalism, his tenacity and dedication to simply delivering the news remain the core of our work.

Jim Lehrer, the legendary debate moderator and former "PBS NewsHour" anchor, has died. The announcement from PBS says he passed away "peacefully in his sleep at home" earlier today.

It’s a sad day at @NewsHour . The founder of this program and longtime anchor, managing editor and soul of this program, Jim Lehrer, has passed away.

Oh no.... Jim Lehrer has passed away. What a loss. A wonderful man and superb journalist.

I wish Jim Lehrer moderated Twitter so we could all ignore the character limit.

Best part of the debate? When Jim Lehrer kept stammering about how someone stole his red Swingline stapler.