Daniel Irvin "Dan" Rather, Jr. (born October 31, 1931) is an American journalist and the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News.He is now managing editor and anchor of the television news magazine Dan Rather Reports. Rather was anchor of the CBS Evening News for 24 years, from March 9, 1981, to March 9, 2005. He also contributed to CBS's 60 Minutes. Rather became embroiled in controversy about a disputed news report involving the 2004 U.S. presidential election and subsequently left CBS Evening News in 2005, and he left the network altogether after 43 years in 2006.
A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well.
An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.