SCOTT SIMON, host:
This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon.
Today, we're remembering our friend and colleague, Dan Schorr. Dan worked until almost his last breath, and died yesterday at a hospital in Washington, D.C., after a brief illness. He was 93.
Dan had a remarkable career even before he became NPR's senior news analyst a quarter-century ago. He was a tireless reporter who chronicled the Cold War, Watergate, uprisings, impeachments and the digital revolution. We'll remember Dan's life and work throughout this program.
But first and last, he was a newsman, and as Dan would insist, we begin with the news.
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