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Encyclopedia > Bill Plante

Bill Plante (January 14, 1938- ) is a veteran journalist and correspondent for CBS News, having joined the network in 1964. He has been the senior White House correspondent for CBS since January 1993 and reports regularly on The Early Show and the CBS Evening News. He anchored CBS Sunday Night News from June 1988 to August 1995. is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS. Its current president is Sean McManus who is also head of CBS Sports. ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ... The Early Show is an American television morning news talk show broadcast by CBS from New York City, 7 to 9 a. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ...


Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Plante graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 1959 with a bachelor's degree in humanities. He went on to study at Columbia University from 1963 to 1964. He married Robin Smith, an award-winning documentary producer, and had six sons. One of Bill's sons, Dan Plante, is a reporter and anchor for KUSI Television in San Diego, California. Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... A garden sign welcomes residents and visitors to Rogers Park as home of Loyola University Chicago. ... Columbia University is a private research university in the United States and a member of the prestigious Ivy League. ... Robin Smith is also the name of a cricketer who played for England. ... A stocked ships anchor. ... This redirect page is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Nickname: Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates: , Country United States State California County San Diego Founded July 16, 1769 Incorporated March 27, 1850 Government  - Mayor Jerry Sanders  - City Attorney Michael Aguirre  - City Council Scott Peters Kevin Faulconer Toni Atkins Tony Young Brian Maienschein Donna Frye Jim Madaffer...


On August 13, 2007 as Karl Rove made his exit from the Bush administration, Plante shouted "If he's so smart, how come you lost Congress?" on the South Lawn of The White House. Karl Christian Rove (born December 25, 1950) is Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush until the end of August 2007. ...


External links

  • Bio on the CBS News website

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Bill Plante - CBS News (701 words)
Plante was a floor reporter at the 1988 Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
Plante's international work was recognized with a 1971 Overseas Press Club Award for his reports on the India-Pakistan War, and a second in 1975 for Best Radio Spot News Reporting for his coverage of the fall of the South Vietnam and Cambodian governments and evacuation of American personnel.
Plante was graduated from Loyola University in 1959 with a bachelor's degree in humanities, and he studied political science at Columbia University (1963-64).
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