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Eric Sevareid

Eric Sevareid (1912–1992) 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.  Born in Velva, North Dakota, he graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1935.

Articles by this Author

A distinguished newsman recalls a snowy night in wartime Paris, when a radio network briefly rescued from obscurity “one of the most extraordinary Frenchmen who ever lived”