Rather Resigns

A major media figure is stepping down.

CBS’s own Dan Rather has announced his resignation. He says He’ll step down in March, exactly 24 years after he took over for Walter Cronkite.

Rather has been under fire in recent months for the 60 Minutes story about Bush’s National Guard service, based on apparently false documents.

Rather has been with CBS for 40 years.

The CBS network has not yet said who will take his place