Randall Pinkston joined CBS News as its White House correspondent. He spent two years covering President George H. W. Bush, including breaking the news in January 1992 of the president falling ill while dining with Japan’s prime minister, Kiichi Miyazawa. In 1994, Pinkston was moved to CBS’ New York bureau, where he reported for the CBS Evening News and other CBS news broadcasts. He has covered wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the U.S. intervention in Haiti, the Unabomber story, the standoff involving the Montana Freemen, and the trial of Susan Smith. After leaving CBS in 2013, Pinkston spent three years with the Al Jazeera Media Network.