Jim Lehrer Death, Obituary : American Journalist and Novelist Dies at 85.

Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Family and friends are mourning the death of American journalist, Jim Lehrer who died January 23rd 2020, at the age of 85.

James Charles Lehrer was an American journalist and novelist. 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. According to his profile on Wikipedia.

One of those that paid tribute to Lehrer family was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California.

“Our nation has lost a champion for truth and transparency. As one of the founders of PBS NewsHour, as well as its longtime host, Jim Lehrer worked to keep America’s leaders accountable to the people. My prayers are with his wife, Kate, and their family.”

Jim Lehrer Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on what caused the death of Jim Lehrer. This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.


The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

Nick Schifrin

Every day, I am so grateful and proud to work on a program that honors and embodies Jim’s legacy of integrity, seriousness, and fairness. A great light has gone out. From

: Longtime

Anchor and Co-Founder Jim Lehrer Has Passed Away.

igorvolsky wrote 
In era when facts don’t seem to matter & political rhetoric and partisanship win the day, I’m so sad to read about the passing of Jim Lehrer, a man whose integrity, journalistic rigor and values always impressed me. He’s currently the number 1 trending topic across America.
Yamiche Alcindor wrote 

Jim Lehrer was born in 1934 in Wichita, Kansas. He served as anchor of

for 36 years before retiring in 2011. He moderated a total of 12 president debates, more than any other person in U.S. history. More on his life:

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