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Bob Schieffer

  1. Face the Nation Host Bob Schieffer Is RetiringOur thoughts are with John McCain during this trying time.
  2. Bob Schieffer: Romney May Run in 2016, Despite Repeated DenialsAnd don’t count Bob Dole out.
  3. Bob Schieffer Wants to Double the Number of Presidential DebatesAmerica can’t handle that many drinking games.
  4. Schieffer Had No Idea He Mixed Up Obama, OsamaWhat are you going to do?”
  5. Schieffer Praised for Being the Most Moderate of the Debate ModeratorsNo bias, just folksy charm.
  6. A Bipartisan Guide to Complaining About Moderator Bob Schieffer’s BiasHe’s a shameless liberal with a soft spot for conservatives.
  7. The Presidential Debates Get ModeratorsLehrer, Schieffer, and Crowley win.
  8. Journalists Unhappy About Unauthorized Romney Ad CameoMark Halperin and Bob Schieffer aren’t excited about starring in their own campaign ad.
  9. Democrats’ ‘Foreign Money’ Scare Tactic Is Slowly Losing SteamWhy did Democrats think this was a winning issue, anyway?
  10. Bob Schieffer Lectures John Boehner About CigarettesThe House minority leader won’t be taking Nicorette anytime soon.
  11. George W. Bush and Bill Clinton: BFFs!The two revealed today that they call each other on the phone.
  12. Mel Gibson Spends the Entirety of His New Movie With His Hand Inside a BeaverAlso in our daily gossip roundup: Jennifer Aniston is impressed by Bronx strippers, and Lady Gaga chews on men.
  13. Celebrity Settings
    Desirée Rogers Sucked Into Monkey Bar; Shakira Hits Michael’s YetPlus, more celebrity sightings from the past week.
  14. Bob Schieffer vs. David Gregory: It Is ONThe ‘Face the Nation’ host promises to ‘beat’ his competitor’s ‘brains out.’ Er?
  15. Jimmy Cayne Gets His Body GuardedWall Street goes back to work, Bob Schieffer postpones retirement, and a cat owner is charged with cruelty in our roundup of finance, media, and law news.
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    Brooklyn Heights Barge to Feature a Fake Beach, With HamburgersAstoria: Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden opens at 3 p.m. today and next Friday for teacher appreciation days. The public is welcome, and the BBQ’s sure to be fired up. [Joey in Astoria] Brooklyn Heights: A swimming pool in a floating barge off the waterfront will take its maiden voyage July 4 and feature a man-made beach and concession stands. [NYP] Chelsea: Hotelier André Balazs may have a hand in restoring the Chelsea Hotel. [NYP] East Village: You need to send a recent photo of yourself if you plan on applying for one of the many positions still open at Tailor. [Eat for Victory/VV] Flatiron: Former CBS news anchor Bob Schieffer will step in as front man to country band “Honky Tonk Confidential” on June 27 at Hill Country barbecue. Songs he’s written include “Little Lulu and Sister Hot Stuff” and “TV Anchorman.” [NYP] Lower East Side: A tipster reports that Kossar’s Bialys has unveiled plans to sell hand-cut sushi from kosher vendor Eden Wok. [Grub Street] Midwood: Dom De Marco’s scarlet letter from the Department of Health has been covered in expressions of support in the wake of DiFara’s most recent close. [Eat for Victory/VV] Times Square: Brighton Beach’s Ladder Co. 169 brought home victory last night at Gallagher’s Fire Department grilled-steak-off fund-raiser. [NYDN]
  17. De Niro and Bowie, Kushner and Trump, Wenner and Nye Make NiceRobert De Niro and David Bowie were cordial at Vanity Fair’s party for the Tribeca Film Festival, despite reports that De Niro is mad that Bowie’s High Line Festival comes right after Tribeca. Also at the party: “Friends” Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump (as we told you yesterday). And Jann Wenner, with cuckolded boyfriend Matt Nye. Amy Sacco will open a hotel in the financial district. CBS’s Bob Schieffer and Lesley Stahl may have been behind a hit piece on Katie Couric in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Speaking of Couric, her cell phone ringtone is the Pussycat Dolls’s “Don’t Cha.” Bill Clinton is going to a party at Gabriel Byrne’s house to fundraise for Hillary. Les Moonves went to go see his son’s rock band play at the Plumm.