Schorr, Daniel, 1916-2010

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1916-08-31
Death 2010-07-23
English

Biographical notes:

Journalist.

From the description of Daniel Schorr papers, 1922-2006 (bulk 1943-2006). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 727512138

Biographical Note

  • 1916, Aug. 31: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1930 - 1933 : Attended DeWitt Clinton High School, New York, N. Y.
  • 1934 - 1941 : Reporter, Jewish Daily Bulletin and Jewish Telegraphic Agency, New York, N.Y.
  • 1939: Bachelor's degree, City College of New York, New York, N.Y.
  • 1943 - 1945 : Sergeant, United States Army
  • 1946 - 1947 : News editor, Aneta (Netherlands news agency), New York, N.Y., then Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1948 - 1953 : Stringer reporter, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, American Broadcasting Co., Columbia Broadcasting System, and other media, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1950: Awarded first William the Silent Award, Hague, Netherlands
  • 1953 - 1955 : Diplomatic correspondent, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • 1955 - 1957 : Correspondent, Moscow Bureau, Columbia Broadcasting System, Moscow, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  • 1958 - 1960 : Diplomatic correspondent, Columbia Broadcasting System
  • 1960 - 1966 : Chief, Germany and Eastern Europe Bureau, Columbia Broadcasting System, Bonn, Germany
  • 1966: Married Lisbeth Bamberger
  • 1966 - 1976 : Reporter-correspondent, Washington Bureau, Columbia Broadcasting System, Washington, D.C.
  • 1970: Published Don't Get Sick in America. Nashville: Aurora Publishers
  • 1972: Awarded Emmy Award (also in 1973 and 1974)
  • 1976 - 1979 : Regents Professor of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1977: Published Clearing the Air. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • 1979 - 1985 : News analyst, Cable News Network, Washington, D.C.
  • 1985 - : Senior news analyst, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
  • 1996: Awarded “Golden Baton,” Alfred I. Dupont-Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 2001: Published Staying Tuned: A Life in Journalism. New York: Simon and Schuster Pocket Books
  • 2002: Awarded Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement in Broadcasting
  • 2010, July 23: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Daniel Schorr Papers, 1922-2006, (bulk 1943-2006), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Reconstruction (1939-1951)
  • Cold War
  • Journalism
  • World politics
  • Freedom of speech
  • Political corruption
  • Summit meetings
  • Environmental policy
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Civil rights
  • World War, 1939-1945--Military intelligence--United States
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Intelligence service--United States
  • Political corruption--United States
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
  • Journalists--Archives
  • World War, 1939-1945--Military intelligence
  • Urban policy
  • Intelligence service

Occupations:

  • Journalists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • Berlin (Germany) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Camp Polk (La.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Berlin (Germany) (as recorded)
  • Camp Polk (La.) (as recorded)
  • Fort Sam Houston (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Fort Sam Houston (Tex.) (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)