Eric Sevareid, CBS News

CBS newsman & commentator Eric Sevareid...
was born in Velva North Dakota. He was one of a group of elite war correspondents dubbed "Murrow's boys" because they were hired by pioneering broadcast newsman Edward R. Murrow. He was with CBS for 38 years. He died of stomach cancer July 9, 1992 at age 79. Arnold Eric Sevareid (November 26, 1912 – July 9, 1992) was a CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977. He was one of a group of elite war correspondents—dubbed "Murrow's Boys"—because they were hired by pioneering CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow. From Wikipedia: BIO Sevareid was a child of the American Plains, born in Velva, North Dakota to Alfred E. and Clara H. Sevareid. In 1925, when Eric was 13, his family left Velva and moved first to Minot before settling on 30th Avenue North in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1935. Of Norwegian ancestry, he preserved a strong bond with Norway throughout his life.

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