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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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CBS News Must Mull Succession at '60 Minutes'
The list of people who have held the top job at “60 Minutes” is so minuscule it can't even be called short: Since the venerable newsmagazine launched in 1968 with Harry Reasoner and Mike Wallace (above, pictured), only two executives have supervised it ...


Sundays With Mike: Fall TV flashback
1968--50 YEARS AGO. HIGHLIGHT: "60 Minutes." Mike Wallace and Harry Reasoner (another Iowa native) were the original hosts of the granddaddy of all network news magazine shows. Fifty years later, "60 Minutes" is still going strong--much to the chagrin ...

Houston Chronicle

Salesforce power couple buying Time Magazine for $190 million
Houston Chronicle
1of 34PHOTOS: Timely acquisitionTime editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal told staff in a letter on Sunday night Marc and Lynne Benioffs are acquiring the iconic magazine "as a family investment." >>>See iconic covers and photos from the long-running news ...

CBS News

50 years of 60 Minutes in pictures
CBS News
Mike Wallace and Harry Reasoner. Mike Wallace and Harry Reasoner in a 1968 promotional photo for 60 Minutes which premiered in September of that year. Credit: CBS Photo Archive. Reasoner, Hewitt and Wallace. Harry Reasoner, Don Hewitt and Mike ...

CBS News

Food flashback: 60 Minutes dines in 1968
CBS News
This week on the broadcast, 60 Minutes focuses on food. It's a topic the broadcast has covered from the very beginning in 1968: On the fifth episode of 60 Minutes, Harry Reasoner went to dinner with famous food critic Craig Claiborne to learn the art ...


How 'Fake News' Was Born at the 1968 DNC
By early October of 1968, CBS received 8,670 letters about Chicago, and 60 Minutes' Harry Reasoner reported that the mail ran 11-to-1 against the network. A viewer in Ohio wrote, “I've never seen such a disgusting display of one-sided reporting in all ...

The Economist

Whirlybirds are goFuture helicopters will fly in new ways
The Economist
UNLIKE a helicopter, aeroplanes are inclined to fly, Harry Reasoner, a veteran American newsman, wryly observed after watching choppers in action during the Vietnam war. He wrote: A helicopter does not want to fly. It is maintained in the air by a ...

Woman who jumped to death at hospital was Harry Reasoner's daughter
NORWALK — The 60-year-old woman who jumped to her death at the Norwalk Hospital parking garage on Monday was Mary Ray Reasoner, a daughter of the famed “60 Minutes” anchor Harry Reasoner. Mary Ray Reasoner was one of seven children of the ...

Book review: Five decades of “60 Minutes”
Almost anyone who has watched TV over the past 50 years knows the distinctive tick-ticking of the “60 Minutes” stopwatch. Since 1968, the program has investigated major wrongdoing and told delightful feature stories. If you were a scammer or a crooked ...
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