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Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty member from 1912-14, renowned journalist, broadcaster and author. For 46 years, he kept the American people informed through his nightly newscasts from all parts of the world. His films, lectures, newsreels, television programs, and books provided inside views of momentous events of the 20th century. In 1977, he received the Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the United States can confer on a civilian.
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