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Howard K. Smith

Howard K. SmithAKA Howard Kingsbury Smith

Born: 12-May-1914
Birthplace: Ferriday, LA
Died: 15-Feb-2002
Location of death: Bethesda, MD
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Face the Nation

Wife: Benedicte Traberg (m. 1942, until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: Jack Smith Prescott (ABC News correspondent, b. 1945, d. 7-Apr-2004 pancreatic cancer)
Daughter: Catherine

    University: Tulane University (1937)
    University: Oxford University (attended 1938-39, Rhodes scholarship)

    Rhodes Scholarship 1937

    TELEVISION
    Face the Nation Host (1960-63)
    ABC News Co-Anchor (1969-1975)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Escape from Sobibor (12-Apr-1987) · Narrator [VOICE]
    The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (23-Jul-1982) · Himself
    The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (13-Nov-1981)
    Nasty Habits (10-Oct-1977) · Himself
    The Man (19-Jul-1972)
    The Candidate (29-Jun-1972)
    The Best Man (5-Apr-1964) · Himself

Author of books:
Last Train from Berlin: An Eye-Witness Account of Germany at War (1942)
Events Leading up to My Death: The Life of a Twentieth-Century Reporter (1996, memoir)


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