President Barack Obama listens as moderator Bob Schieffer speaks during the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton

Bob Schieffer, host of CBS's 'Face the Nation,' to retire

President Barack Obama listens as moderator Bob Schieffer speaks during the final U.S. presidential debate in Boca Raton(Reuters) – Bob Schieffer, the host of CBS’s “Face the Nation” program, said on Wednesday he will retire this summer after more than 50 years in journalism. Schieffer, 78, who has been host of the Sunday public affairs program for 24 years, made the announcement at his alma mater, Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, CBS said in a statement. “Because this is where my professional career began, this is where I wanted all of you to be the first to know, this summer I am going to retire,” he said at a symposium at TCU’s Schieffer College of Communication. He joined CBS in 1969 and has interviewed every president since Richard Nixon, the network said.

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