The 2016 presidential contest is shaping up to be one of the most unusual elections that former “Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer has ever seen.
“I’ve always said that every election is different,” Schieffer said wryly. “And this is the most different election I’ve been a part of.”
Schieffer, who announced his retirement from “Face the Nation” in April after a 46-year career at CBS News, offered remarks upon receiving the Poynter Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism. Schieffer was introduced by WTSP 10′s Dion Lim at Poynter’s Bow Tie Ball, the inaugural fundraising gala marking Poynter’s 40th anniversary.
Schieffer sat down to talk with CBS’ Margaret Brennan, who asked Schieffer about the upcoming presidential election. Read more