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Post campus of LIU graduates 2500 students
By DAVE MARCUS, Newsday (subscription) - Graduation day was Friday at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University.Number of graduates: 2,500

Keynote speaker: Charles Osgood, anchor of "CBS News Sunday Morning," told the students they are on a lifelong journey of acquiring knowledge. "One of the important things you have learned here . . . has been learning how to learn. How to think. How to use your mind. Whatever knowledge you've...
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Celebrities : Charles Osgood
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Posted 5/7/2010 12:05:55 AM | Permalink
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Old pals return to toast WCBS' 40 years of news
New York Daily News - New York, NY, USA - WCBS-AM (880) will spend today celebrating its 40th anniversary as an all-news station, with a returning parade of reporters and anchors from over those years.

Steve Porter, now a newspaper columnist in Myrtle Beach, was the first on-air anchor at 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 28, 1967. Other original anchors included Charles Osgood and Lou Adler, while the six-person reporting staff included Ed Bradley.

The sportscaster was Pat Summerall.

Howard Stringer, later the president of CBS News, worked at WCBS-AM. So have Jim Donnelly, Rita Sands, Steve Flanders, Art Athens and many more.

WCBS-AM became an all-news station for the classic radio reason: It wasn't
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Celebrities : Jim Donnelly, Rita Sands, Steve Flanders, Howard Stringer, Pat Summerall, Steve Porter, Lou Adler, Charles Osgood
Categories : News Commentators / Journalists
Posted 8/28/2007 04:08:24 AM | Permalink
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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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Celebrities : Harry Reasoner, John Chancellor, David Brinkley, Douglas Edwards, Howard K. Smith, Charles Kuralt, Cokie Roberts, Dallas Townsend, Thomas Watson Jr., Don Hewitt, Fred Friendly, Helen Thomas, Eric Sevareid, Fred Carl, Barbara Walters, Mike Wallace, Charles Osgood, Bill Geist, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, Lowell Thomas, Dennis J. Murray, Lesley Stahl, Walter Cronkite, Diane Sawyer
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Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:12 AM | Permalink
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'Giants of Broadcasting' Event Set for September
Radio World - Falls Church, VA, USA - The 5th annual Giants of Broadcasting Awards ceremony is scheduled for Sept. 19 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York.

The awards, sponsored by the Library of American Broadcasting at the University of Maryland, honors “individuals who played pivotal roles in creating and advancing the electronic arts.”

Charles Osgood of “CBS Sunday Morning” and CBS Radio will be master of ceremonies.

The honorees will include Dennis FitzSimons, chief of the Chicago Tribune Co.; Joe Flaherty, the CBS technology chief who helped push the television industry into HD; Catherine Hughes, chair and founder of Radio One; Charlie Rose, the urbane interviewer on PBS;
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Celebrities : Charles Osgood
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Posted 6/1/2007 12:06:42 AM | Permalink
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Giants of Broadcasting Awards Announced
TV Technology - Falls Church, VA, USA - The 5th annual Giants of Broadcasting Awards ceremony and luncheon is scheduled for Sept. 19, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York. The awards, sponsored by the Library of American Broadcasting at the University of Maryland, honors "individuals who played pivotal roles in creating and advancing the electronic arts."

Charles Osgood of "CBS Sunday Morning" and CBS Radio will be the master of ceremonies. The honorees will include Dennis FitzSimons, chief of the Chicago Tribune Co.; Joe Flaherty, the CBS technology chief who helped push an industry into HD; Catherine Hughes, chair and founder of Radio One; Charlie Rose, the
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Celebrities : Charles Osgood
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Posted 5/25/2007 12:05:38 AM | Permalink
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Charles Osgood to retire from ‘The Osgood File’  PIX11 New York

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Charles Osgood announces retirement as anchor of CBS' "Sunday Morning" after 22 years  CBS News

Charles Osgood today announced his retirement as anchor of CBS' “Sunday Morning,” ending a 22-year run at the broadcast. Osgood's award-winning 45-year ...

CBS Newsman Charles Osgood  CBS News

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CBS Sunday Morning Is Posting Audience Growth While Other Morning Shows Are Down  TVNewser

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