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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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Kay Alan Yingling
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He accumulated over 6,000 hours flying time. He claimed his proudest moment was when his crew flew the last POW, Robert White, out of Vietnam during Operation Homecoming. Kay's last 7 of his 23 years of military service were spent as a Motion Picture ...

Washington Post

On ABC news anchor's former estate, expansive townhouses with Potomac views
Washington Post
ABC News anchorman Howard K. Smith, who died in 2002, sometimes conducted interviews in the oval library of his Bethesda home. Now that wood-paneled chamber with its curved doors is being refreshed along with the rest of the six-bedroom house. The free ...

New York Times

Barbara Smith Conrad, Singer at Center of Integration Dispute, Dies at 79
New York Times
In spring 1957, two weeks before the opening of Henry Purcell's opera “Dido and Aeneas” at the University of Texas at Austin, Barbara Smith, a 19-year-old mezzo-soprano, received some bad news. She would not be appearing as Dido, a role she had been ...

Florida Today

Trump should try quiet diplomacy. It's how Bush 41 avoided real war after the Cold War.
Florida Today
Twenty-five years ago this week, Americans rejected a far different man than the one in power today. Self-confident where Donald Trump is thin-skinned, well-mannered in a way Trump considers weak, George H.W. Bush is remembered a quarter-century out of ...


The life-changing magic of getting a person to change their mind—even yourself
How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the gulf between some people's beliefs appears almost insurmountable. But there is a way, based in the ...


The Nose Misses Howard K. Smith
In the mammoth PEN Awards kerfuffle, that is. Table captains have walked out over the award being given to the survivors from Charlie Hebdo. And now 145 writers, including six table captains and such notables as Junot Díaz, Lorrie Moore, Joyce Carol ...

Chicago Daily Herald

Now 86, Dan Rather is big on Facebook
Chicago Daily Herald
I walked with legends -- Eric Sevareid, Charles Collingwood, Walter Cronkite and Howard K. Smith. I was not a Rhodes scholar, while most of them were. Part of the rationale I had was that I'm not the smartest person here, I'm not the best writer here ...

Empire Of Soccer

Sky Blue-North Carolina Showdown in NWSL
Empire Of Soccer
Sky Blue's Sarah Killian leads the NWSL with five goals (four on penalties). Photography by Howard K. Smith. By TOM SLATER. sky blue logo First place in the National Women's Soccer League will be on the line Wednesday night when Sky Blue, winners of ...

Juneau Empire

Remembering the people behind the Prudhoe Bay achievement
Juneau Empire
Among notable visitors were conservative pundit William F. Buckley; liberal author and professor John Kenneth Gailbraith; newsman Howard K. Smith; CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite and his wife Betsy; movie stars Charlton Heston and Cornel Wilde; singer ...


The First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 55 Years Ago
The debate proceeded as planned later that evening, when moderator Howard K. Smith appeared on Americans' television screens and announced that the two candidates alongside him “need no introduction.” The topic was domestic issues, and by all accounts ...
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