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Eric Sevareid
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Born
Arnold Eric Sevareid

November 26, 1912
Died July 9, 1992(1992-07-09) (aged 79)
Education University of Minnesota
B.A. 1935
Occupation News journalist
Spouse(s)
Lois Finger (m. 1935–1962)

(Divorced)
Belén Marshall (m. 1963–1974)

(Divorced)
Suzanne St. Pierre (m. 1979)

Arnold Eric Sevareid (November 26, 1912 – July 9, 1992) was an American author and CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977. He was one of a group of elite war correspondents that was hired by CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and nicknamed d "Murrow's Boys." He followed in Murrow's footsteps as a commentator on the CBS Evening News for 12 years for which he was recognized with Emmy and Peabody Awards.

Sevaraid was the first to report the Fall of Paris, when the city was captured by the Germans during World War II.

Sevareid died of stomach cancer on July 9, 1992 in Washington, D.C., aged 79.

Excerpt from "Canoeing with the Cree" series, Minneapolis Star, September 6, 1930 Recording of final broadcast message, November 30, 1977.

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