The legendary newsman and NPR commentator covered the Cold War, Watergate and the formation of NATO after World War II. He's worked in newspapers and radio, and I remember hearing his distinctive voice on the radio from an early age. I only wish I had been around to see him breaking stories a few decades ago.
NPR has a tribute page up, with clips of his notable reporting. Here, he offers a few thoughts on the "future" of journalism:
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