Chris Matthews will wear his HWS tie for MSNBC's “Hardball” tonight, June 9. He wore the for the Today Show this morning as well. Matthews was given the HWS tie following Commencement 2004 when he delivered the Commencement Address.
Matthews brings powerful and influential political commentary to audiences weekly on “Hardball” and NBC's “The Chris Matthews Show.” Before achieving television cult status, he worked as a print journalist, covering the opening of the Berlin Wall, the first all-races elections in South Africa and the historic peace referendum on Northern Ireland. In the late-90s, his digging into the National Archives produced a series of Examiner scoops on the Nixon presidential tapes. Matthews spent 13 years as Washington Bureau Chief for the San Francisco Examiner, and was a nationally syndicated columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.