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Eric Sevareid

Eric SevareidAKA Arnold Eric Sevareid

Born: 26-Nov-1912
Birthplace: Velva, ND
Died: 9-Jul-1992
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Cancer - Stomach

Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CBS News journalist

Father: Alfred Sevareid
Mother: Clare Hougen
Wife: Lois Finger (m. 1935, div. 16-Aug-1962, two sons)
Son: Michael (twin)
Son: Peter (twin)
Wife: Belén Marshall (m. 28-Feb-1963, one daughter)
Daughter: Cristina
Wife: Suzanne St. Pierre

    University: BA Political Science, University of Minnesota (1935)
    University: London School of Economics
    University: Alliance Française, Paris

    Minneapolis Journal Staff (1936-37)
    The New York Herald Tribune Paris Reporter (1938)
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Peabody 1950, 1964, 1976
    Overseas Press Club Award (twice)
    Emmy (three times)
    Cholecystectomy (1973)

    CBS 1939-77 (including radio)

    The Right Stuff (9-Sep-1983) · Himself
    The Jigsaw Man (1983) · Himself

Author of books:
Canoeing with the Cree (1935, travelogue)
Not So Wild A Dream (1946, memoir)
In One Ear: 107 Snapshots of Men and Events which Make a Far-Reaching Panorama of the American Situation at Mid-Century (1952, essays)
Small Sounds in the Night: A Collection of Capsule Commentaries on the American Scene (1956)
This is Eric Sevareid (1964, essays)
Washington: Magnificent Capital (1965, with Robert A. Smith)
Enterprise: The Making of Business in America (1983, with John Case)

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