Stahl, Lesley (1941–)

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Stahl, Lesley (1941–)

American television journalist. Born Dec 16, 1941, in Lynn, MA; dau. of Louis (paint salesman) and Dolly Stahl; graduate of Wheaton College, 1963; m. Aaron Latham (writer), 1977; children: daughter Taylor.

Began career at NBC News in NY as a writer and researcher (1967); took a job as reporter with CBS in Washington (1972), and came to prominence while covering Watergate; named CBS White House correspondent (1978); was co-anchor of "The CBS Morning News" (1977–79); hosted "Face the Nation" (1983–91); anchored "America Tonight" (1990); became correspondent on "60 Minutes" (1991); was also host of "48 Hours" (2002–04).

See also memoir, Reporting Live (1999).

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