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American writer (1934-2020)

Jim Lehrer is ...

Born 19 May 1934 in Wichita
Died 23 Jan 2020 in Washington, D.C.
Age85 years, 8 months
Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer at the 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas, United States.

About Jim Lehrer

James Charles "Jim" Lehrer (; May 19, 1934 – January 23, 2020) was an American journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. Lehrer was the executive editor and a news anchor for the PBS NewsHour on PBS, known for his role as a debate moderator during U.S. presidential election campaigns. He authored numerous fiction and non-fiction books that drew upon his experience as a newsman, along with his interests in history and politics.

He is also known as James C. Lehrer, James Lehrer and James Charles Lehrer.


Lehrer died at his home in Washington, D.C., on January 23, 2020, at age 85.