A family and nation mourn Tim Russert at his wake, funeral and memorial service in Washington, D.C. Russert, 58, was NBC's Washington bureau chief and host of the longstanding Sunday program 'Meet the Press,' where he pressed top politicians and bureaucrats on the contentious issues of the day. Russert died of a heart attack on Friday, June 13, 2008.
NBC's Tim Russert, 1950 - 2008 Photos | Tim Russert, Washington bureau chief for NBC News and moderator of the top political talk show "Meet the Press," died suddenly on Friday at the NBC studios in Washington. Russert was 58. He is survived by his son Luke and wife Maureen Orth.