Remembering Russert: Memorial Service Program

By Chris Ariens 

NBC News has released details of today’s memorial service for Tim Russert. The entrance music will be selections from Russert’s iPod and the service will conclude with a musical tribute from Russert’s brother-in-law, jazz/rock guitarist Tony Scozzaro. The service at the Kennedy Center begins at 4pmET and will air on MSNBC.

Among those delivering remembrances, Tom Brokaw, Gov. Mario Cuomo, Mike Barnicle, Maria Shriver, Brian Williams, and Luke Russert.

The complete program is after the jump…

NEW YORK — June 17, 2008 — Following is updated information on Wednesday’s private memorial service for Tim Russert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.:

The service will begin at 4 p.m. ET and will be televised live on MSNBC.


Entrance Music from Tim’s iPod

Honor Guard

The National Anthem

Tom Brokaw
Betsy Fischer
Sister Lucille Socciarelli
Al Hunt
Governor Mario Cuomo
Mike Barnicle
Maria Shriver
Brian Williams
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Luke Russert

A Musical Tribute
Tony Scozzaro, Tim’s brother-in-law