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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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Hand the mike to Jerome, WDET's best loved personality
Chicago Defender
When he was just five years old, Vaughn tells how he fell in love with a little yellow transistor radio and listened to Walter Cronkite, Charles Collingwood and Eric Sevareid while other kids listened to rock-and-roll. By 1992 he had landed a job on ...

Ashland Daily Tidings

Mocha Musings: Truth will out
Ashland Daily Tidings
In the 1940s and 1950s, Americans had the likes of Edward R. Murrow and Eric Sevareid to report the truth. These men knew the validity of what they were reporting because they had been there, in the theater of conflict in Europe, for instance, during ...

Pensacola News Journal

'These men were heroes': Pensacola woman looks for closure on World War II tragedy
Pensacola News Journal
One of the 20 rescued was CBS reporter Eric Sevareid. In total, "Blackie's Gang" is credited with rescuing more than 120 U.S. military personnel from more than 50 crash sites. Porter did heroically save one more life the day he died. When the plane was ...

The New Yorker

The Right Way to Remember Rachel Carson
The New Yorker
After the CBS reporter Eric Sevareid interviewed Carson, he told his producer Jay McMullen that the network ought to air the program as soon as possible. “Jay,” he said, “you've got a dead leading lady.” In December, while shopping for a Christmas ...

Earth Island Journal

The Way of the Canoe
Earth Island Journal
The narratives of canoe travel from Alexander Mackenzie, Henry David Thoreau, Edwin Tappan Adney, Eric Sevareid, and McPhee contain personal, symbolic, cultural, and political elements. Their journeys link in important ways with the human-powered ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Reviews: 'Canoeing With Jose,' by Jon Lurie, and 'Poison Girls,' by Cheryl Reed
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Eric Sevareid's 1935 wilderness classic “Canoeing With the Cree” fired the imagination of many armchair adventurers with its seat-of-the-pants account of two paddlers' journey from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay. One of those readers was Minneapolis ...

New York Times

Marion Goldin, Award-Winning '60 Minutes' Producer, Dies at 76
New York Times
Before her successful run with Mr. Wallace, Ms. Goldin was an assistant to another esteemed CBS reporter, Eric Sevareid. In one of her more memorable moments, she was working for Mr. Sevareid on the day in November 1963 that President John F. Kennedy ...

New York Daily News

What Trump must learn from Kennedy
New York Daily News
Seeking the presidency in 1960, Kennedy echoed Bell by placing high importance on results that ignored ideology and placed a premium on efficient management. That year, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid spoke of a “managerial revolution” that had come to ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

New exhibit reveals U's dark history of segregation and anti-Semitism
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota Daily writer Eric Sevareid, who became a famous war correspondent, is described as: “Radical. Pro-Communist. Anti-Fascist.” Minnesota Daily editorial director Joe Toner: “Jew. Radical agitator.” The Center for Jewish Studies is now housed in ...

WHO-HD Earns 16 Eric Sevareid Awards for Journalism Excellence
WHO-HD was the big Iowa winner at this weekend's Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association awards gala bringing home 16 Eric Sevareid Awards…the most of any station in Iowa.. The accolades included 10 First Place and 6 Awards of Merit in the Medium ...
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