REMEMBERING CHARLES

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CHARLES’ LEGACY

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 9 minutes

“Charles lived his life telling others exactly what he thought. It was that quality that brought him to Fox News Channel. He became a huge star — in fact, you could say a mega star.” 

THE WASHINGTON POST REMEMBERS CHARLES

Washington Post • June 21, 2018 • 8 minutes

"Charles was a reflective person in a not so reflective town…. He had the greatest of all temperaments for a columnist which was he was a person of complete intellectual integrity.”

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: A LOOK BACK AT HIS LEGACY

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 7 minutes

A look back at the life and career of the prolific political legend.

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER'S IMPACT ON JOURNALISM

Fox News • June 23, 2018 • 3 minutes

“Left-Wing commentators viewed him with admiration. Charles could be blunt, but he was never nasty — a marked contrast from today’s angry, outraged, name-calling brand of punditry. He was trained as a medical doctor but he used a scalpel, not a sledgehammer, to go after his targets. And in that sense he lifted everyone’s game.”

NOTABLE QUOTABLES: CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER EDITION

Fox News • June 23, 2018 • 2 minutes

A look back at memorable moments with Charles Krauthammer.

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: HIS WORDS

Fox News • June 23, 2018 • 8 minutes

"Upon the death of the Pulitzer-prize winning commentator, Fox News presents the moving and inspirational story of Charles Krauthammer’s life as told in his own words. Including reflections by Bret Baier, Brit Hume, Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, Fred Barnes, and George Will."
 

ON CHARLES’ FINAL WORDS

A LIFE OF GREAT CONSEQUENCE

Fox News • June 8, 2018 • 12 minutes

"Quintessential Charles Krauthammer — so graceful, so honest, so brave. He led his life fully, vibrantly. A life of passion and great consequence."

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER REVEALS HE HAS WEEKS TO LIVE

USA Today • June 8, 2018 • 1 minute
"Charles Krauthammer, the conservative political analyst, revealed he is losing his battle with cancer and only has a few weeks left to live in a column for The Washington Post."
 

A LEGENDARY CONSERVATIVE VOICE

Fox News • June 9, 2018 • 2 minutes

"The syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor has been a legendary conservative voice for years, providing signature analysis on the 'Special Report' All-Star panel... The truth is, Charles has made a mark on all of us. And we will all miss him."

IN THE WORDS OF HIS FRIENDS

THE SPECIAL REPORT PANEL REMEMBER CHARLES

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 6 minutes

"He had a powerful intellect and he was such a sweet and wonderful man….He’s the most brilliant person I ever met…and he spent so much time making everyone around him happy…. He was always so civil." 

BRET BAIER PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHARLES

Fox News • June 8, 2018 • 4 minutes

"Behind the scenes and the commercial breaks, he had the funniest dry sense of humor and he could make the panel crack up at a moment's notice."

BRET BAIER OPENS UP ABOUT HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH CHARLES

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 3 minutes

"He was so wise, so brilliant, but also so caring and funny… He owned the room… He didn’t want to talk about himself.. He could cut through the noise, and whether you agreed with him or disagreed with him, people really appreciated that."

BRET BAIER SAYS CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER'S
VOICE WILL LIVE ON

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 8 minutes

“His voice will live on. His words and his knowledge and his eloquence on the issues of the day were unsurpassed. I really miss him and I know his legacy will live on.”

DANA PERINO ON LEARNING FROM CHARLES

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 4 minutes

"Every Friday — even when I was Press Secretary — I didn’t care about the front page of the paper; I wanted to see what Charles had written…. Aside from George W. Bush, I had learned more from Charles Krauthammer than anyone else in my life."

BRIT HUME SHARES MEMORIES OF CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 7 minutes

“The man was so courageous in the way he lived his life and overcame so much to achieve what he achieved. He wrote with a certain piercing clarity. But he was as kind a man as I’ve ever known. And his personal grace and gentleness were just remarkable.”

JUAN WILLIAMS ON CHARLES' PATRIOTISM AND INTELLECT

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 3 minutes

"A great American intellect… He’s been described as the leading conservative thinker and writer of his generation and I don’t think there’s any argument. That’s Charles Krauthammer."

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE PAUL RYAN REMEMBERS CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

C-SPAN • June 22, 2018 • 2 minutes

“Simply put, I loved the man. I loved his work. I would marvel over not just what he said, but how he said it…. Take any topic, and he had already thought through his argument, your argument, and all of the counterarguments before you had even started to think. He was always willing to join the fight, but with good cheer. And he reveled in it. He excelled in it.”
 

SENATOR ORRIN HATCH PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER, A TIMELESS MODEL OF CIVILITY

C-SPAN 2 • June 26, 2018 • 4 minutes

“In a political landscape marked by anger and acrimony, Charles stood for reason and respect. Indeed, he was a voice of temperance in intemperate times. While he never backed down in debate, he was also well practiced in the subtle art of disagreeing without being disagreeable. In so many ways, Charles showed us how political discourse should be: balanced and rational, measured and informed, with an emphasis on facts over feeling.”
 

MITCH MCCONNELL: KRAUTHAMMER WAS IN
A CLASS BY HIMSELF

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 3 minutes

“He was really the intellectual right-of-center that defined so much of what we did in a right-of-center world, both in Congress and across the country. Overcoming such adversity and leading such a consequential life is an inspiration for all of us.”
 

JACK KEANE: KRAUTHAMMER USED HIS MIND
TO MAKE LIFE BETTER

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 5 minutes

“Charles was always after a kernel of information. His mind was always working. What a critical thinker… his ability to analyze, a wise man. And so gracious and humble about it. God gave him a giant of a mind and he used it — he used it to make life better. I can’t imagine all of the decision-makers in this country who made better decisions because of Charles Krauthammer.”
 

CHRIS WALLACE: DEATH OF KRAUTHAMMER
IS A LOSS FOR THE NATION

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 8 minutes

"You could agree or disagree with him but you had to know and consider what he said. He was the national umpire—he called balls and strikes. There is nobody today like him."

SEAN HANNITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 1 minute

"His whole life was a profile in courage. He had a brilliant intellect. And he was patriot—and he fought hard to make this a better country."

CAVUTO: KRAUTHAMMER GOT YOUR ATTENTION
BECAUSE HE GOT LIFE

Fox News • June 23, 2018 • 3 minutes
"When it came to Charles I wasn’t just a viewer; I was a voyeur. Charles was really good at what he did. But what amazed me was how he did it. I marveled at his manner. But more, I marveled at his manners. He was thoughtful and measured and kind."

TUCKER: CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER A GENUINELY BRAVE AND HAPPY MAN

Fox News • June 8, 2018 • 1 minute

“For generations he will continue to guide those who didn’t know him. His words—crisp and clear and true—will long outlive him. Because he was one of those people who could look at reality square in the face, Charles radiated a calm cheerfulness. Charles Krauthammer is a genuinely brave man. For that reason, he is a happy man.”
 

TUCKER CARLSON: FOX NEWS VIEWERS LOVED
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 1 minute

"Fox News viewers loved Charles. And that wasn't because he pandered to them. He never did that. Sometimes in fact he took positions they hated. But viewers not only forgave him but seemed to love him more for it. They could feel his sincerity. He always said what he thought what was true. He was honest and a genuinely decent man and it shone through."

TUCKER CARLSON PRAISES THE CLARITY OF CHARLES' THINKING

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 6 minutes

"Rarely do you meet someone who’s a riot, but at no one’s expense. I can’t overstate his personal decency…. His positions were the result of a lot of deep thinking…. He had a way of cutting through the clutter with lightning-bolt clarity. You would listen to what Charles had to say about a particular topic and say, now I get it."

BILL BENNETT ON CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER'S SENSE OF HUMOR

Fox News • June 21, 2018 • 3 minutes

"He had a great sense of himself and fabulous sense of humor and of irony.... He loved life. We will miss him. But we have his words." 

THE FIVE REMEMBERS CHARLES

Fox News • June 23, 2018 • 10 minutes

"The difference with Charles compared to any other commentator: when he spoke, everything went quiet. And you listened and you never interrupted Charles…. Even my liberal mother liked Charles Krauthammer because he had a way about him. He was so rational and respectful. He was never disagreeable."

MEGHAN MCCAIN ON THE IMPORTANCE
OF CHARLES' VOICE

ABC • June 12, 2018 • 1 minute

"He’s the greatest political commentator of my generation, easily…He was always measured, never overly emotional…. His voice is really missing…. I am going to miss him a lot."

SHIELDS AND BROOKS REMEMBER CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

PBS • June 22, 2018 • 12 minutes

He had a wicked sense of humor. He was truly generous....He could be dry and acerbic. But if you went to a ball game with him, he was like a 10 year old boy. He was joyful. He was a sweet man, he just radiated that sweetness. He knew his philosophical groundings and it gave a depth to his work.”

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JOE SCARBOROUGH AND EUGENE ROBINSON HONOR CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

MSNBC • June 22, 2018 • 6 minutes

“He was an extraordinary man. He was a good person to count among your friends. He was generous with his time, attention, advice…. He never took a column off. He always brought that rigor and that force behind his writings. He brought that clarity of thought… He was an extraordinary columnist and he was always honest.” 

CNN'S BRIAN STELTER PAYS TRIBUTE TO
CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER

CNN • June 10, 2018 • 1 minute

"He played a huge role in the nation's destiny."

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CHUCK TODD REMEMBERS CHARLES ON MEET THE PRESS

CNN • June 10, 2018 • 1 minute

"He was tough and intellectually rigorous, but never disagreeable" — Chuck Todd remembers pays tribute to Charles on NBC'S Meet the Press.

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER REMEMBERED AS LEADING CONSERVATIVE VOICE

CBS • June 22, 2018 • 3 minutes

CBS This Morning reports: Friends and colleagues remember Charles as one of his generation's leading conservative voices.

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JONAH GOLDBERG REMEMBERS CHARLES

Fox News • June 22, 2018 • 7 minutes

National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg remembered his longtime colleague Charles Krauthammer as a "decent man who took the higher road" in his influential commentaries.

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MARA LAISSON REMEMBERS CHARLES

Fox News • June 22, 2018 • 5 minutes

NPR journalist Mara Liasson talks about her former colleague on 'Fox & Friends First.'

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