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John Dickerson will replace Bob Schieffer as anchor of 'Face the Nation'
John Dickerson will replace Bob Schieffer as anchor of 'Face the Nation'

CBS News political director John Dickerson will be the new anchor of the network's Sunday public affairs program "Face the Nation." Dickerson will replace Bob Schieffer, who is retiring from CBS News this summer after a 46-year career. Schieffer announced the naming of Dickerson as his successor during Sunday's program. Dickerson, 46, has been political director since 2011, guiding the network's coverage of politics. He began working at CBS in 2009 as an on-air analyst. “I have watched Bob my whole professional life not just as a viewer but as a daily reporter who also covered the Hill," Dickerson said in a a statement. "I’m honored to...

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