MEDIA
06/16/2011 09:37 am ET Updated Aug 16, 2011

Tim Russert Death Threat Investigated By FBI In 2001


The FBI investigated a death threat made against the late Tim Russert, the longtime host of NBC's "Meet the Press."

According to Russert's FBI file, obtained by ITK through a Freedom of Information Act request, there was a threatening voicemail left for Russert at the television show's Washington office on March 7, 2001, around 9:20 p.m.

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