5:54pm

Thu May 12, 2011
Media

NewsHour's Jim Lehrer Retires

Jim Lehrer, longtime anchor of the PBS NewsHour announced Thursday that he will retire effective June 6. Lehrer's sober and thorough presentation of the news set the tone for the NewsHour and made him an effective anchor for many presidential debates. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's David Folkenflik for more.