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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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50 years ago, Walter Cronkite told America the bitter truth. We need more Cronkites today | Will Bunch
In February 1968, CBS's Walter Cronkite — popular anchorman on one of just three national nightly newscasts that came into America's living rooms for 30 minutes every night — met a trio of network reporters for dinner on a 10th-floor rooftop ...

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Remembering NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser
PBS NewsHour
Betty Ann Bowser, a long-time correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, died Friday night at the age of 73. After working for CBS News during the Walter Cronkite era, she joined the NewsHour as a correspondent in 1986, covering natural disasters, the ...

Dothan Eagle

Chris Matthews: Parkland shooting victims are the most trusted people in America
Dothan Eagle
Fifty years ago, CBS's Walter Cronkite stepped from his role as objective TV anchor to call for a negotiated settlement of America's war in Southeast Asia. "We have been too often disappointed by the optimism of the American leaders, both in Vietnam ...

WATCH! Magazine Features Daniela Ruah & Jeff Glor On The Covers Of It's March/April Issue
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In the profile, Glor discusses his career, why he thinks it's essential to report BEYOND U.S. borders, being part of "a line" at CBS News that includes the legendary Walter Cronkite and Edward R. Murrow (whose photos are a backdrop in one of the Watch ...

Lessons from Ancient History - Flathead Beacon
Flathead Beacon
For most of us, the 50th anniversary of anything is ancient history. That I now can remember events of 50 years ago like yesterday is quite a shock. I'm referring to 1968's Tet Offensive, regarded as the “turning point” in the Vietnam War, when America ...
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