Luke Russert Speaks About His Father on 'Today'

This morning, Luke Russert made an appearance on NBC’s Today where he spoke to Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera about

This morning, Luke Russert made an appearance on NBC’s Today where he spoke to Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera about his late father, Tim Russert, who passed away of a heart attack on Friday afternoon.

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The segment began with a moving photograph, taken by the Associated Press on Sunday morning, which captured Luke standing in the Meet the Press studio in Washington D.C., with his hands resting on his father’s empty anchor’s chair.

“I’m going to keep that chair forever,” Luke Russert told Mr. Lauer this morning. “That’s my chair now.”

Luke Russert Speaks About His Father on 'Today'