Eric Sevareid

Eric Sevareid (1912-1992) began his illustrious journalistic career at the age of nineteen as a copyboy. He moved steadily up the career ladder, becoming first a reporter for the Minneapolis Star, then city editor for the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune, before serving as the night editor for UPI in Paris. In 1939, he began his career with Columbia Broadcasting System as a European war correspondent. After the war, he continued working for CBS as a national correspondent and...See more