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Arnold Eric Sevareid
November 26, 1912
|Died||July 9, 1992
|Education||University of Minnesota
Lois Finger (m. 1935–1962)
Belén Marshall (m. 1963–1974)
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.
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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