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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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CBS News names Margaret Brennan anchor of 'Face the Nation'
She is 10th in a long line of distinguished journalists who have previously held the anchor position, including Bob Schieffer, Lesley Stahl, George Herman and Howard K. Smith. Since 2012, Brennan has been based in Washington and has reported on the ...

U.S. News & World Report

Billy Graham's Troubling, Nasty Nixon Moment
U.S. News & World Report
And, he said, the famous broadcast network anchors Howard K. Smith, David Brinkley and Walter Cronkite were "front men who may not be of that persuasion," but that their writers were "95 percent Jewish." Nixon, being Nixon, qualified his broadside by ...

Appalachian News-Express

Snowflakes on TV
Appalachian News-Express
As a youngster in the late 1960s I couldn't have cared less about the news on television. I was more interested in seeing how far I could slide through the kitchen in my pajamas with the feet in them. I think we got three channels when I was growing up ...

Examiner Enterprise

Parish was an assistant squad leader in Vietnam
Examiner Enterprise
At the top of the column, they caught a couple of North Vietnamese so he called all the company commanders forward. Captain Forester was the 1st and the 5th, attached to them and he was at the end of the column and he and his two RTOs and he was ...


2 Shockers named 1st team All Conference in the AAC
March 6 putting eighteen on this date in 1981 with. Walter Cronkite gave his final broadcast as anchor for the CBS evening news he'd been at the helper. Ultimatum more than twenty years I'm sure but he was considered to be in those days of course she ...

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 ...

What was life like the last time the Eagles won a championship? Here's a look at 1960
Richard Nixon; John F. Kennedy; Howard K. Smith. Sen. John Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon are pictured on September 26, 1960 before they debated campaign issues on television. Sitting at center is moderator Howard K. Smith. (AP Photo). The ...

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 ...


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 ...

Tillamook Headlight-Herald

Kay Alan Yingling
Tillamook Headlight-Herald
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 ...
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