| 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.
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
| Mike Wallace Revisits Memorable Newsmakers
CBS News - New York City, NY, USA
- CBS) All three stories on Sunday's 60 Minutes will be Mike Wallace
interviews of newsmakers, including a scheduled sit-down with Dr. Jack Kevorkian that will be his first post-prison interview. The broadcast also includes a new interview with actress Vanessa Redgrave and a rebroadcast of parts of Wallace's interview with the feisty Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
This special broadcast also features an Andy Rooney tribute to Wallace and will be broadcast this Sunday, June 3, at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Kevorkian went to prison as a result of his first interview with Wallace, broadcast in 1998 on 60 Minutes. In it, he showed
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Categories : Speakers News
Posted 5/31/2007 12:05:46 AM | Permalink