THE POLITICAL WORLD REACTS TO THE SUDDEN DEATH OF NBC NEWS’ WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF.
Tom Brokaw will anchor a special edition of “Meet the Press” Sunday dedicated to the journalism icon.
Flags in Buffalo, NY have been ordered to half-staff.
Clintons’ statement: His love for journalism “rightfully earned him the respect and admiration from those of us…who had the privilege to go toe-to-toe with him.”
President and Laura Bush statement: “Those of us who knew and worked with Tim, his many friends, and the millions of Americans who loyally followed his career on the air will all miss him.”
Brokaw broke into NBC programming Friday to report Russert’s death. Click above to watch the special report. Read statement from NBC here.