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Eric Sevareid
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 who were hired by CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and nicknamed "Murrow's Boys." Sevareid was the first to report the Fall of Paris in 1940, when the city was captured by German forces during World War II. Sevareid followed in Murrow's footsteps as a commentator on the CBS Evening News for thirteen years, for which he was recognized with Emmy and Peabody Awards.
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Born: 1912, Velva
Died: 1992, "Washington, D.C."

Alternate Names: Sevareid, Eric, 1912-1992, Sevareid, Arnold Eric, 1912-1992, Arnold Eric Sevareid
Occupation(s): journalist, television presenter, war correspondent, Journalists, News analysts, Authors
Associated Place(s): Washington, D. C., North Dakota

Appears in:

National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) 1

News in twentieth century America 1