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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)

    TELEVISION
    CBS 1939-77 (including radio)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    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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