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May 7, 1950
Timothy John Russert was an American television journalist and
lawyer who appeared for more than 16 years as the longest-serving
moderator of NBC's Meet the Press. He was an NBC News' Senior
Vice President, Washington bureau chief and also hosted the eponymous
CNBC/MSNBC weekend interview program Tim Russert. He was a
frequent correspondent and guest on NBC's The Today Show and Hardball.
Russert covered several presidential elections, and he presented the NBC
News/Wall Street Journal survey on the NBC Nightly News
during the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Time Magazine included
Russert in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. on June 13, 2008, Russert collapsed at the
offices of WRC-TV, which houses the Washington, D.C. bureau of NBC News
where he was chief. Fire and Rescue service received a call from NBC at
1:40 p.m. and dispatched an EMS unit which arrived at 1:44 p.m.
Paramedics attempted to defibrillate Russert's heart three times, but he
did not respond. Russert was then transported to Sibley Memorial
Hospital, arriving at 2:23 p.m., where he was pronounced dead. He was
Where are they buried?
- Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, District Of Columbia
- Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California
- Woodlawn Memorial Park, Nashville, Tennessee
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