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NBC Newsman Tim Russert Dies

Commencement Speaker Tim Russert Dies

Veteran newsman Tim Russert of NBC News died today, the network announced. He was 58.

Russert gave Creighton University’s commencement address in May 2006. Click here to hear the audio from his address.

He had been the moderator of the NBC’s "Meet the Press" since December 1991. He was the author of "Big Russ and Me," a memoir of life with his father.

Click here to view the video

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