Daniel Schorr— longtime CBS & NPR news correspondent— has died at age 93

Daniel Schorr was a newsman for CBS from the 1950s to the 1970s, and famously found himself on live TV reading— to his surprise— his own name on President Nixon’s “enemies list” while reporting during the Watergate era.  Schorr was among the initial hires at CNN and was a Senior News Analyst at NPR in his later career.

Daniel Schorr was interviewed by the Archive of American Television on May 22, 2001.

Interview description:

Daniel Schorr was interviewed for two-and-a-half hours in Washington, D. C.  Schorr talked about working for CBS News in Moscow in the mid-1950s and Germany in the early 1960s.  He discussed his work on the series CBS Reports and The Twentieth Century.  Other topics covered included the Nixon administration/Watergate scandal and the beginnings of CNN.  The interview was conducted by Don Carleton.

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