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1. Anderson Cooper – Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, television personality, and author. He is the anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally broadcast live from a New York City studio, however, Cooper often broadcasts live from CNNs studios in Washington, in addition, he is a major correspondent for 60 Minutes. From September 2011 to May 2013, he served as host of his own eponymous syndicated daytime talk show. Cooper was born in New York City, the son of the writer Wyatt Emory Cooper and the artist, fashion designer, writer. He is also a descendant, through his mother, of Civil War brevet Major General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, through his Vanderbilt line, he is a second cousin, once removed, of screenwriter James Vanderbilt. As a baby, he was photographed by Diane Arbus for Harpers Bazaar, at the age of three, Cooper was a guest on The Tonight Show on September 17,1970, appearing with his mother. At the age of nine, he appeared on To Tell the Truth as an impostor, from age 10 to 13, Cooper modeled with Ford Models for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein and Macys. Coopers father suffered a series of attacks while undergoing open-heart surgery. Cooper considers his fathers book Families to be sort of a guide on. how he would have wanted me to live my life, and so I feel very connected to him. Coopers older brother, Carter Vanderbilt Cooper, committed suicide on July 22,1988, at age 23, Anderson cites Carters suicide for sparking his interest in journalism. Loss is a theme that I think a lot about, I think when you experience any kind of loss, especially the kind I did, you have questions about survival, Why do some people thrive in situations that others can’t tolerate. Would I be able to survive and get on in the world on my own, Cooper was educated at the Dalton School, a private co-educational university preparatory day school in New York City. At age 17, after graduating from Dalton a semester early and he contracted malaria on the trip and was hospitalized in Kenya. Describing the experience, Cooper wrote Africa was a place to forget, Cooper went on to attend Yale University, where he resided in Trumbull College, and was inducted into the Manuscript Society, majoring in political science and graduating with a B. A. in 1989. During college, Cooper spent two summers as an intern at the Central Intelligence Agency, after Cooper graduated from Yale University, he tried to gain entry-level employment with ABC answering telephones, but was unsuccessful. Finding it hard to get his foot in the door of on-air reporting, Cooper then entered Myanmar on his own with his forged press pass and met with students fighting the Burmese government. He was ultimately able to sell his home-made news segments to Channel One, after reporting from Burma, Cooper lived in Vietnam for a year to study the Vietnamese language at the University of Hanoi
2. Scott Pelley – Scott Cameron Pelley is an American television reporter. Pelley has been the Anchor and Managing Editor of the CBS Evening News since 2011 and he served as a Correspondent on 60 Minutes II from 1999 to 2004, and as the CBS News Chief White House Correspondent from 1997 to 1999. Staying close to home, he majored in journalism at Texas Tech University, Pelley began his career as a broadcast journalist at Lubbocks KSEL-TV in 1975. He moved on to KXAS-TV in Fort Worth in 1978, and to WFAA-TV in Dallas in 1982, remaining there for seven years. In 1985, Pelleys reporting on Guatemalan refugees living in jungles of Mexico caught the attention of executives at CBS News. Pelleys CBS career started in New York City in 1989, later, he returned to Dallas to cover national affairs from the CBS bureau. Pelley covered the 1990/91 Gulf war, reporting from Baghdad and traveling with the XVIII Airborne Corps in its assault on Iraq, Pelley served as CBS News Chief White House Correspondent from 1997 to 1999. During that time, President Clinton was impeached by the United States House of Representatives, in covering the investigation of the president, Pelley broke the news that Monica Lewinsky had become a cooperating witness in the investigation conducted by the Office of Independent Counsel. Pelley was also first to report that President Clinton had been subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury, later, in 2001, Pelley got the first interview with former president Clinton in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. In 1999, Pelley left the White House to join 60 Minutes II shortly after its inception, in 2000, Pelley landed the first interview with president-elect George W. Bush. The next year, on the morning of September 11, Pelley reported from the scene of the collapsing World Trade Center towers, in 2002, Pelley landed the only interview with President Bush on the anniversary of 9/11. In 2003, Pelley began filing reports for 60 Minutes on Sunday and he moved to the Sunday edition of the broadcast in 2004. Pelleys work has also featured reporting on the collapse of 2008-2009, on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and reporting on climate change from Antarctica. In 2008, Pelley conducted an interview with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, the interview was the first with a Fed Chairman in decades and broke a long-standing Federal Reserve tradition. The broadcast was honored with an Emmy Award, in September 2015, Pelley met Pope Francis at the Vatican ahead of the pontiffs visit to the United States, and later led CBS News coverage of the visit. Starting with the Persian Gulf crisis of 1990 and the 1991 invasion of Iraq, in 1991, he accompanied the XVIII Airborne Corps on its invasion of Iraq to force the liberation of Kuwait. In 2001, Pelley and his team joined U. S, in 2003, Pelley and a 60 Minutes team were the first to break the news of the second invasion of Iraq, reporting from an outpost they had created in the DMZ between Iraq and Kuwait. The team opted out of the Pentagons embed system and covered the invasion of Iraq independently from the strike to the fall of Baghdad
3. Lesley Stahl – Lesley Rene Stahl is an American television journalist. She has spent most of her career with CBS News, having affiliated with that network since 1972, since 1991. Stahl was born to a wealthy Jewish family in Lynn, Massachusetts and she is the daughter of Dorothy J. and Louis E. Stahl, a food company executive. In 1977, Stahl married author Aaron Latham and they have one child, Taylor Stahl Latham. The couple currently lives in New York City, an honors graduate of Wheaton College who majored in History, Stahl began her television broadcasting career at Bostons original Channel 5, WHDH-TV as a producer and on-air reporter. She joined CBS News in 1972, and became a correspondent in 1974, I was born on my 30th birthday, Stahl would later write about the experience. Everything up till then was prenatal, a friend in New York had called to tell me about a memo floating around CBS News mandating that the next reporter we hire will be a woman. According to Stahl, Connie Chung and Bernard Shaw were the two other affirmative action babies in what known as the Class of 72. Stahl was the mentor of CBS news producer Susan Zirinsky, stahls prominence grew after she covered the Watergate affair. She went on to become White House correspondent during the presidencies of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush had been standing perhaps not far away, largely off by himself, looking discouraged because he was sure he wasnt going to be chosen. Stahl was the moderator of Face the Nation between September 1983 and May 1991, in addition, she hosted 48 Hours Investigates from 2002-04. In 2002, Stahl made headlines when Al Gore appeared on 60 Minutes, when Katie Couric was hired, CBS News asked Stahl to reduce her salary by $500,000 to accommodate Courics salary, bringing her salary down to $1.8 million. In October 2007 Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, stood up, in 1998, she appeared in an episode of Frasier, playing herself in the episode Desperately Seeking Closure. In 2014, she served as a correspondent for Years of Living Dangerously, a documentary show about climate change. Stahl has written two books, the first of which, Reporting Live, was published in 1999, I had decided by August 1989, in my 48th year, then we went to Rwanda to see the mountain gorillas, Dian Fosseys gorillas in the mist. After two and a half hours there they were, two baby gorillas frolicking like any four-year-olds and we were right there, in their lives, in the middle of their open-air house. And then the silverback, the patriarch, seemed to welcome us, as three females kept grooming him. We spent one hour in their world, watching them tumble and wrestle, nurse their babies, swing in the trees, forage for food—vines, leaves, when I went to reciprocate, the guide hit my arm with a stick
4. Bob Schieffer – Bob Lloyd Schieffer is an American television journalist. He is known for his moderation of presidential debates, where he has been praised for his capability and his career with CBS has almost exclusively dealt with national politics. He has interviewed every United States President since Richard Nixon, as well as most of those who sought the office. From March 2005 to August 31,2006, Schieffer was interim anchor of CBS Evening News. Schieffer is currently releasing episodes of a new podcast, Bob Schieffers About the News with H. Andrew Schwartz and he co-authored a book about Ronald Reagan, The Acting President, with Gary Paul Gates, that was published in 1989. In his memoir, This Just In, Schieffer credits the fact he was a reporter at CBS for his longevity at the network. Murrow Award given by Murrows alma mater, Washington State University, shieffer was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2002, and inducted into the National Academy of Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 2013. He was named a legend by the Library of Congress in 2008. Schieffer is currently serving as the Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at Harvard Kennedy Schools Shorenstein Center, Schieffer was born on February 25,1937, in Austin, Texas, to John Emmitt Schieffer and Gladys Payne Schieffer, and grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. He is an alumnus of North Side High School, and Texas Christian University, where he was a member of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, the College of Communication at TCU was renamed in Bob Schieffer’s honor in 2013. After graduating from TCU, Schieffer served in the U. S. Air Force as an information officer stationed at Travis Air Force Base. He was honorably discharged and joined the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as a reporter, at the Star Telegram, he received his first major journalistic recognition on November 22,1963. Schieffer married Patricia Penrose Schieffer in 1967 and they have two daughters and three granddaughters. Shortly after President Kennedy was shot in Dallas, Texas, while in the Star-Telegram office, the woman was Marguerite Oswald, Lee Harvey Oswalds mother, whom he accompanied to the Dallas police station. He spent the several hours there pretending to be a detective. In the company of Oswalds mother, Marguerite and his wife, Marina and this enabled the Star Telegram to create four Extra editions on the day of the assassination. Schieffer later joined the Star-Telegrams television station, WBAP-TV in Fort Worth before taking a job with CBS in 1969. Schieffer was anchor of the CBS Sunday Night News from 1973 to 1974, the CBS Sunday Evening News in 1976 and he also anchored the weekday CBS morning show at the time called Morning, which was titled in accordance to the day of the week from 1979 to 1980
5. Julie Chen – Julie Suzanne Chen is an American television personality, news anchor, and producer for CBS. She has been the host of the U. S. version of the CBS reality-television program Big Brother since its debut in July 2000 and is the longest-serving host of any version of the show. She is also a co-host and the moderator of the CBS daytime show The Talk, previously, she was a co-anchor of The Early Show on CBS. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Julie Chen was born in Queens, julies mother, Wan Ling Chen, married a man named Yen Chun Chen who could not be more opposite than who her father was, and the couple have been married for over 50 years. Julie has two sisters, Gladys and Victoria. Chen attended Junior High School in the Whitestone area of Queens, Chen went on to graduate from St. Francis Preparatory School in 1987. She attended the University of Southern California and graduated in 1991, majoring in broadcast journalism, the following year, while still in school, she worked for ABC NewsOne for one season as a desk assistant. She was subsequently promoted to work as a producer for the three years. The following year, she traveled to Dayton, Ohio, to work as a anchor for WDTN-TV. During her time in Dayton, Chen had plastic surgery on her eyes to make her eyes look larger. From 2002 to 2010, she was a co-host for The Early Show on CBS, before leaving the daily position, before CBS News she was a reporter and weekend anchor at WCBS-TV in New York City. Since 2000, she has also been the host of the American version of Big Brother. She has indicated in two interviews, that she takes no personal offense to the term, adding that it may derive from her precise on-air style which comes from a desire to be objective. She again acknowledged the nickname while discussing mugs made in her likeness when she proudly proclaimed, Chen is the moderator of the CBS daytime talk show The Talk, which premiered on October 18,2010. The show is similar to The View although not as politicized, the show currently features Chen, Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne, show creator Sara Gilbert, and Sheryl Underwood as the co-hosts. Former co-hosts include Marissa Jaret Winokur, Leah Remini, and Holly Robinson Peete, in January 2015, Chen guest-starred in the NCIS, Los Angeles episode In The Line of Duty portraying a U. S. Ambassador. Following her graduation from USC as a broadcasting and English major, she became an assistant for ABC News in Los Angeles, California. There, she met her longtime boyfriend, television news editor Gary Donahue
6. Lara Logan – Lara Logan is a South African television and radio journalist and war correspondent. She is the foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News and a correspondent for CBSs 60 Minutes. Logan was born in Durban, South Africa, and attended school at Durban Girls College. She graduated from the University of Natal in Durban in 1992 with a degree in commerce and she went on to earn a diploma in French language, culture and history at Alliance Française in Paris. She married Jason Siemon, an Iowan playing professional basketball in the U. K. in 2008 she married Joseph Burkett, a U. S. government defense contractor from Texas, whom she had met years before in Afghanistan. They live in Washington, D. C. with their son Joseph daughter Lola, Logan worked as a news reporter for the Sunday Tribune in Durban during her studies, then for the citys Daily News. In 1992 she joined Reuters Television in Africa, primarily as a senior producer, after four years she branched out into freelance journalism, obtaining assignments as a reporter and editor/producer with ITN and Fox/SKY, CBS News, ABC News, NBC, and the European Broadcast Union. She also found work with CNN, reporting on such as the 1998 United States embassy bombings in Nairobi and Tanzania, the conflict in Northern Ireland. Logan was hired in 2000 by GMTV Breakfast Television as a correspondent, days after the 11 September attacks, she asked a clerk at the Russian Embassy in London to give her a visa to travel to Afghanistan. In November 2001, while in Afghanistan working for GMTV, she infiltrated the American-British-backed Northern Alliance and interviewed their commander, General Babajan, CBS News offered her a full-fledged correspondent position in 2002. She spent much of the four years reporting from the battlefield, including war zones in Afghanistan and Iraq. But she also interviewed famous figures and explorers such as Bob Ballard, many of her reports were for 60 Minutes II. She is also a contributor to the CBS Evening News, The Early Show. In February 2006, Logan was promoted to Chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, in late January 2007, Logan filed a report of fighting along Haifa Street in Baghdad, but the CBS Evening News did not run the report, deeming it a bit strong. To reverse the decision, Logan enlisted public support, requesting them to watch the story and pass the link to as many of their friends and acquaintances as possible, Logan later used the Haifa Street material for a 60 Minutes report on Baghdad during the surge. Logan told CNN that Hastings reporting had violated an agreement between reporters who travel with military personnel not to report casual comments that pass between them. Quoting her statement, I mean, the question is, really, is what General McChrystal and his aides are doing so egregious, I mean, Michael Hastings has never served his country the way McChrystal has. He went on to quote Admiral Mike Mullens statement that military personnel must be neutral, glenn Greenwald of Salon wrote that she had done courageous reporting over the years, but had come to see herself as part of the government and military
7. Sanjay Gupta – Sanjay Gupta is an American neurosurgeon and media reporter. He serves as chief of the neurosurgery service at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. His reports from Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina led to him winning a 2006 Emmy Award for Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast. Additionally, Gupta publishes a column in Time magazine and is a correspondent for CBS News. His books Chasing Life and Cheating Death were New York Times and his latest book, Monday Mornings, a novel, was released in March 2012 and became an instant New York Times bestseller. It was adapted as a 2013 television series with David E. Kelley, from 1997 to 1998, he served as one of fifteen White House Fellows, primarily as an advisor to Hillary Clinton. In January 2009, it was reported that Gupta was offered the position of Surgeon General of the United States in the Obama administration, in January 2011, he was named one of the 10 most influential celebrities by Forbes magazine. In the 1960s, Guptas parents, Subhash and Damyanti Gupta, moved from India to Novi, Michigan, degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1993. He was part of Inteflex, a since discontinued accelerated medical program that accepted medical students directly from high school. As an undergraduate, Gupta worked as a leader for the freshman orientation program. He also served as president of the Indian American Students Association, Gupta completed his residency in neurological surgery within the University of Michigan Health System, in 2000, followed by a fellowship at the Semmes Murphy Clinic, in Memphis, Tennessee. Gupta is an Emory Healthcare general neurosurgeon at Grady Memorial Hospital and has worked on spine, trauma and he has published medical journal articles on percutaneous pedicle screw placement, brain tumors, and spinal cord abnormalities. He is licensed to practice medicine in New York, Michigan, Georgia, Gupta, a pediatric surgeon, Henri Ford, and two U. S. Navy doctors removed a piece of concrete from the girls skull in an operation performed aboard the Vinson. Ford later wrote that Gupta proved to be a competent neurosurgeon, in 2003, Gupta traveled to Iraq to cover the medical aspects of the invasion of Iraq. While in Iraq, Gupta performed emergency surgery on both US soldiers and Iraqi civilians, Gupta was embedded with a Navy medical unit at the time, specifically a group of doctors called the Devil Docs, who supported the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. A Marine named Jesus Vidana suffered a head injury. Vidana survived and was sent back to the United States for rehabilitation, Gupta was named one of the sexiest men of 2003 by People magazine. On October 14,2007, Gupta guest-hosted a health episode of CBS News Sunday Morning as its regular host Charles Osgood was on vacation, in February 2009, Gupta hosted AC360 covering the White House Health Summit
8. Steve Kroft – Steve Kroft is an American journalist and a longtime correspondent for 60 Minutes. His investigative reporting has garnered him acclaim, including three Peabody Awards and nine Emmy awards, one of which was an Emmy for Lifetime Achievement. Kroft was born on August 22,1945 in Kokomo, Indiana, Kroft attended Syracuse University, where he earned his bachelors degree in 1967. At Syracuse, he was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, after his graduation, he was drafted into the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War. He was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division in Cu Chi, Kroft won several Army journalism awards for his work and a Bronze Star for Meritorius Achievement. When the Division was redeployed, he was reassigned to the military newspaper Stars and Stripes as a correspondent, shortly after receiving an honorable discharge from the army in 1971, he began his broadcast journalism career as a reporter for WSYR-TV in Syracuse, New York. Kroft returned to academics in 1974, enrolling at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, upon graduation Kroft moved to Florida, where he worked for two stations owned by the Washington Post Company. As an investigative reporter for WJXT in Jacksonville, his reports on local corruption led to several grand jury investigations, in 1977 he moved to WPLG-TV in Miami, where his work came to the attention of CBS News. Kroft joined CBS News in 1980 as a reporter in its Northeast bureau, the next year, he was named a correspondent and the network soon moved him to its Southwest Bureau in Dallas, where he stayed until 1983. That year, Kroft returned to Florida after CBS reassigned him to its Miami bureau and he was soon making frequent visits to the Caribbean and Latin America, covering the civil war in El Salvador and the U. S. invasion of Grenada. In 1984, Kroft landed a job as a correspondent at the CBS London bureau, where he traveled extensively to cover stories in Europe, Africa, Asia. His report for the CBS Evening News on the assassination of Indira Gandhi won him an Emmy, in 1986, CBS News brought Kroft back to the United States to become a principal correspondent on a new magazine show called West 57th. He stayed in position until the program was cancelled in the spring of 1989. That September, Kroft and Meredith Vieira, a West 57th colleague, in 1990, he became the first American journalist to be given extensive access to the contaminated grounds of the Chernobyl nuclear facility, and his story won an Emmy. After allegations of infidelity surfaced in the 1992 presidential election, then-Governor Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary, the interview was one of the defining moments in the election. Kroft continued to file groundbreaking reports for 60 Minutes, a 1992 segment which detailed a friendly fire incident in the Gulf War won him his first Peabody Award. Two of Krofts stories in 1994, a profile of Senator Bob Dole, in 2003, he and the rest of the 60 Minutes team were awarded Emmys for lifetime achievement. Kroft has been corrected by Gallup. com about the statistics that he used when interviewing U. S. President Barack Obama on December 13,2009 and he specifically stated in the interview that Most Americans right now dont believe this wars worth fighting
9. CBS News – CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS. The president of CBS News is David Rhodes, CBS News broadcasts include the CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, news magazine programs CBS Sunday Morning,60 Minutes and 48 Hours, and Sunday morning political affairs program Face the Nation. CBS operates a 24-hour news network called CBSN, the first live anchored 24-hour streaming news network that is exclusively online, in December 1930 CBS chief William S. Paley hired journalist Paul W. White away from United Press as CBSs news editor. Paley put the networks news operation at the same level as entertainment. Along with other networks, CBS chafed at the breaking news embargo imposed upon radio by the wire services, CBS disregarded an embargo when it broke the story of the Lindbergh kidnapping in 1932, using live on-the-air reporting. Radio networks scooped print outlets with news of the 1932 presidential election, in March 1933 White was named vice president and general manager in charge of news at CBS. As the first head of CBS News, he began to build an organization that established a legendary reputation. In 1935 White hired Edward R. Murrow, and sent him to London in 1937 to run CBS Radios European operation, White led a staff that would come to include Charles Collingwood, William L. Shirer, Eric Sevareid, John Charles Daly, Joseph C. Harsch Cecil Brown, Elmer Davis, Quincy Howe, H. V. Kaltenborn, CBS was getting its ducks in a row for the biggest news story in history, World War II, wrote radio historian John Dunning. Upon becoming commercial station WCBW in 1941, the pioneer CBS television station in New York City broadcast two daily news programs, at 2,30 and 7,30 p. m. weekdays, anchored by Richard Hubbell. Most of the newscasts featured Hubbell reading a script with only occasional cutaways to a map or still photograph, when Pearl Harbor was bombed on December 7,1941, WCBW, took to the air at 8,45 p. m. with an extensive special report. The national emergency even broke down the wall between CBS radio and television. The WCBW special report that night lasted less than 90 minutes, but that special broadcast pushed the limits of live television in 1941 and opened up new possibilities for future broadcasts. Additional newscasts were scheduled in the days of the war. In May 1944, as the war began to turn in favor of the Allies, WCBW reopened the studios and the newscasts returned, briefly anchored by Ned Calmer, and then by Everett Holles. After the war, expanded news programs appeared on the WCBW schedule – whose call letters were changed to WCBS-TV in 1946 – first anchored by Milo Boulton, and later by Douglas Edwards. On May 3,1948, Edwards began anchoring CBS Television News and it aired every weeknight at 7,30 p. m. and was the first regularly scheduled, network television news program featuring an anchor. NBCs offering at the time, NBC Television Newsreel, was simply film footage with voice narration, the broadcast was renamed the CBS Evening News when Walter Cronkite replaced Edwards in 1962
10. Andy Rooney – His final regular appearance on 60 Minutes aired on October 2,2011. He died one month later, on November 4,2011, Andrew Aitken Rooney was born in Albany, New York, the son of Walter Scott Rooney and Ellinor Rooney. Rooney began his career in newspapers while in the Army when, in 1942, he began writing for Stars, in February 1943, flying with the Eighth Air Force, he was one of six correspondents who flew on the second American bombing raid over Germany. He was the first journalist to reach the Ludendorff Bridge after the 9th Armored Division captured it on March 7,1945 and he was 32 kilometers to the west when he heard the bridge had been captured. Forty years after the event, he wrote about his luck, one of the great stories of the war had fallen into my lap. When news of the capture reached American newspapers, it was front page news. Rooney rated the capture of the bridge as one of the top five events of the entire European war, alongside D-Day. Later, he was one of the first American journalists to visit the Nazi concentration camps near the end of World War II, during a segment on Tom Brokaws The Greatest Generation, Rooney stated that he had been opposed to World War II because he was a pacifist. He recounted that what he saw in those concentration camps made him ashamed that he had opposed the war, for his service as a war correspondent in combat zones during the war Rooney was decorated with the Bronze Star Medal and Air Medal. Rooneys 1995 memoir, My War, chronicles his war reporting, in addition to recounting firsthand several notable historical events and people, Rooney describes how it shaped his experience both as a writer and reporter. Rooney joined CBS in 1949, as a writer for Arthur Godfreys Talent Scouts and it opened the show up to a variety of viewers. The program was a hit, reaching one in 1952. It was the beginning of a lifelong friendship between Rooney and Godfrey. He wrote for Godfreys daytime radio and TV show Arthur Godfrey Time and he later moved on to The Garry Moore Show, which became a hit program. During the same period, he wrote for CBS News public affairs such as The Twentieth Century. According to CBS Newss biography of him, Rooney wrote his first television essay, in 1968, he wrote two episodes of the CBS News documentary series Of Black America, and his script for Black History, Lost, Stolen, or Strayed won him his first Emmy. When CBS declined to broadcast his World War II memoir, titled An Essay on War, in 1970, Rooney quit CBS and that show in 1971 won Rooney his third Writers Guild Award. Rooney re-joined CBS in 1973, to write and produce special programs and he also wrote the script for the 1975 documentary FDR, The Man Who Changed America