NEW YORK - August 17, 2009 The memorial is set for Sept. 9 at New York's Lincoln Center. A
CBS executive - who spoke on condition of anonymity because the
plans aren't finalized - says the public will be invited to attend,
with ticket arrangements to be announced later. The anchorman once
known as "the most trusted man in America" died at age 92 last
The speakers list isn't complete, but the executive says Bill
Clinton, Katie Couric, Andy Rooney, Buzz Aldrin, Bob Schieffer and
Tom Brokaw are expected.
Mickey Hart, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Feinstein, Jimmy Buffett
and the U.S. Marine Corps band are anticipated performers.
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