Dan Rather Nearing 5 Years At HDNet And 80

“I never thought we’d get to three years, much less five,” Rather said recently, flashing pride about work most of his old CBS audience has probably never seen. He delivers a solo 60 Minutes​-style report backed by a full-time staff of 22 people and another 10 freelancers who work regularly. He presents serious stories that often unfold at a more leisurely pace than most broadcast reports.