NBC News’ Russert dies at 58
Tim Russert, NBC Newsâ€™ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of â€œMeet the Press,â€ died Friday after collapsing, NBC News said. He was 58. Russert, the recipient of 48 honorary doctorates, joined NBC News in 1984 and took over the helm of â€œMeet the Pressâ€ in December 1991.
When it came to covering politics, he was the best.