“What Unites Us” author and journalist Dan Rather brings “national conversation” to the Nashville table

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NASHVILLE:  Award-winning journalist Dan Rather brings his What Unites Us tour to Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:15 p.m. Rather will share his thoughts on the urgent national conversation taking place right now — and offer his unique insight into our place in history as we move forward.

Dan Rather

A Copy of Dan Rather’s book “What Unites Us” is included with ticket purchase.

With a storied career that has spanned more than six decades, Dan Rather has earned his place as one of the world’s best-known journalists. He has interviewed every president since Eisenhower and, over that time, personally covered almost every important dateline in the United States and around the world.

Rather joined CBS News in 1962. He quickly rose through the ranks, and in 1981 he assumed the position of Anchor and Managing Editor of the CBS Evening News–a post he held for twenty-four years. His reporting across the network helped turn 60 Minutes into an institution, launched 48 Hours as an innovative news magazine program, and shaped countless specials and documentaries. Upon leaving CBS, Rather returned to the in-depth reporting he always loved, creating the Emmy Award winning Dan Rather Reports on HDNet. Now, building upon that foundation, he is president and CEO of News and Guts, an independent production company he founded that specializes in high-quality nonfiction content across a range of traditional and digital distribution channels.

Tickets are $31.50 and include a copy of Rather’s new book, What Unites Us. Books will not be signed and this event will not include a signing line. For complete information and to purchase tickets, click here.

 

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Christine Anne Piesyk has been a journalist for more than 45 years. Her credits include positions as Editor in Chief, Managing Editor, Staff Writer specializing in education, leisure living, food and arts and entertainment. She was co-producer, writer and on air persona for the Entertainment Review for 25 years. In "retirement," she finds herself working on online websites and as a book editor. In her other life, she is a costumer in her daughter's company, Gemini Dream Designs.

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