In memoriam, Daniel Schorr

By Michelle S. Fri, July 23, 2010

Veteran broadcast and print journalist Daniel Schorr passed away today in Washington, D.C. at the age of 93. A tenacious and respected reporter, Schorr received three Emmy Awards for his coverage of Watergate and a place on Nixon’s enemies list as a result—“a greater tribute than the Emmys list,” Schorr said in 2009. He began his career at CBS, where he worked for 23 years; he then moved on to CNN and later to National Public Radio, where he remained for two decades as a senior news analyst and correspondent until the time of his death.

Schorr visited the Free Library in January 2008 with his book, Come to Think of It, a collection of essays reflecting on the most notable news stories of the past 50 years. Click here to listen to the podcast of his spirited and engaging author event.

Daniel Schorr
Daniel Schorr
<i>Come to Think of It</i>
Come to Think of It

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