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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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