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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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Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:12 AM | Permalink
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Port City Daily

7-year-old testifies against the man who allegedly chained and sexually assaulted her
Port City Daily
The trial for convicted sex offender Douglas Nelson Edwards continued Monday morning in New Hanover County Superior Court. (Port City Daily photo / FILE PHOTO). WILMINGTON — Day three of the trial of Douglas Nelson Edwards began Monday morning, with ...

The Sheboygan Press

Dippel: TV altered Sheboyganites' lives and the world forever
The Sheboygan Press
Commercial television broadcasting did not begin in the United States until 1947. Regular entertainment programming was available by 1949 for Americans who lived within range of one of the stations. Two of the first shows included The Texaco Star ...

CBS News

Celebrating Douglas Edwards, a CBS legend
CBS News
"CBS News presents Douglas Edwards with up-to-the minute developments from all parts of the world." That's how America was introduced to network television's first anchor. Douglas Edwards, the first anchor of this broadcast, was born 100 years ago, on ...

1994 child victim to testify in Douglas Edwards' trial
Edwards is charged with child abduction and attempted murder of a 6-year-old in Monkey Junction in 2016. WILMINGTON -- The 1994 victim of a child sexual assault at the hands of Douglas Nelson Edwards will be allowed to testify in the child abduction ...

Port City Daily

Douglas Edwards takes the -
Jurors in the Douglas Edwards trial on Tuesday morning heard from a 29-year-old woman who was sexually assaulted by Edwards in October of 1994. The witness said that she was 6 years old at the tim ...

Los Angeles Times

CBS looks to Jeff Glor to give 'CBS Evening News' a digital boost
Los Angeles Times
As a youthful looking 42-year-old, Jeff Glor is the youngest anchor of “CBS Evening News” since Douglas Edwards first sat in the chair in 1948. It's not all they have in common. Edwards was a veteran radio journalist who was asked to move over to ...

Port City Daily

Douglas Edwards gets life sentence for kidnapping and sexually assaulting 6-year-old girl
Port City Daily
Douglas Nelson Edwards has been sentenced for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. (Port City Daily / FILE PHOTO). Update: Douglas Nelson Edwards has been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. He received several consecutive ...
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