Friday, June 13, 2008

NBC's Tim Russert dead at 58 - U.S. news-

re: "WASHINGTON - Tim Russert, NBC News’ Washington bureau chief and the moderator of “Meet the Press,” died Friday after being stricken at the bureau, NBC News said Friday. He was 58. /Russert was recording voiceovers for Sunday’s “Meet the Press” broadcast when he collapsed. He was rushed to Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, where resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful, said Russert’s physician, Michael Newman, who said the cause of death was not immediately known. /Russert had returned from Italy, where his family was celebrating the graduation of his son, Luke, from Boston College..."...

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