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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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New York Times

Long Before Imax, the Curious Tale of Cinerama
New York Times
In a filmed introduction to “This Is Cinerama” (1952), the broadcaster Lowell Thomas didn't simply explain the wide-screen format that viewers were about to see. He narrated a history of art, from cave painting to the Sistine Chapel to early movies ...

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Texas History Minute: Bullet remained lodged in leg of WWI medal of honor winner for life
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
Daniel Richmond Edwards spent years working on farms and ranches in Texas. His life was checkered by mischief and mischaracterizations, but Edwards nevertheless became one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I. By July 1918, he had ...

Forces Network

Prince William Supports Veterans Moving To NHS At Evelina Children's Hospital
Forces Network
Prince William has visited the Evelina children's hospital to talk to veterans who have been helped by the “Step Into Health” scheme to celebrate its national rollout. Step Into Health is an initiative created by the NHS, in conjunction with The Royal ...

Forces Network

Extreme Weather Causes Base Closures At British Forces Germany
Forces Network
British Forces Germany issued a 'violet' weather warning, which is the strongest warning classification that Germany has, as Storm Friederike hit the country... Forces'

WIRED

Review: Tasty One Top
WIRED
I like that the steps tell you what temperature you're cooking at, which are great numbers to internalize when you take off the training wheels and start winging it in manual mode. The One Top is far from perfect, but it's not the Geostorm of the ...

The Times of Israel

How the 1917 Battle of Jerusalem surrender flag ended up in Greenville, Ohio
The Times of Israel
The surrender flag is part of the third major exhibit area at the Garst, which focuses on the life of Darke County native Lowell Thomas (1892-1981), the longtime news reporter and world traveler. Before his radio career with CBS and NBC, which spanned ...

Culinary calendar
Pocono Record
Bill Thomas Dinner and Lecture: 6:30 p.m., Pike County Historical Society at The Columns Museum, Foundation Room, 608 Broad St., Milford. Thomas, a scientist and explorer, earned a Ph.D. in anthropology from Arizona State University. He is the director ...

Foreign Policy (blog)

Meet the Mild-Mannered Spy Who Made Himself the 'American James Bond'
Foreign Policy (blog)
The legend of Lawrence of Arabia was concocted single-handedly by the American impresario Lowell Thomas, who in 1919 premiered a lecture and slide show on Col. T.E. Lawrence's exploits that played to packed houses in New York and London and beyond. The ...

San Francisco Chronicle

The Chronicle's Travel Editor will share his top tips
San Francisco Chronicle
Bring your phone or camera and join Chronicle Travel Editor Spud Hilton, who's captured images for Chronicle Travel on six continents and has earned 13 Lowell Thomas Awards for travel journalism, as he takes you around San Francisco on a walking ...
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