Richard C. Hottelet Is Dead at 97; CBS Correspondent Was Last of the ‘Murrow Boys’

Mr. Hottelet, only 26 when he was hired by Edward R. Murrow, covered the invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge for CBS News.

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Hottelet was known as one of Murrow's Boys, an early team of broadcasters who pioneered the industry at the CBS Radio Network. Later in his career, Hottelet was CBS News resident correspondent at the United Nations in New York, reporting on speeches given by world leaders in the General Assembly and current world events which were on the agenda of the Security Council. The former CBS News correspondent was 97 and passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home early in the morning (17 DEC 20014) in Wilton, Conn.

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