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Hughes Day Rudd

Hughes Day Rudd, American journalist. Decorated Silver Star, Purple Heart, Air medal with 6 clusters.; recipient Emmy award, George Peabody award. Served with Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

  • Rudd, Hughes Day was born on September 14, 1921 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Hughes Day and Gladys (Burdett) Rudd.

  • Education

    • Student, University Missouri, 1938—1940. Student, University Minnesota, 1951—1952. Student, Stanford, 1952—1955.

    Career

    • With Kansas City (Missouri) Star, 1946—1950, Minneapolis Tribune, 1950-1951. Member staff Columbia Broadcasting System News, 1959—1979, bureau chief Moscow, 1965—1966, Bonn, Germany, 1966—1967. Anchorman Morning News, 1973—1977.

      With ABC News, New York City, from 1979. With Field Artillery United States Army, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

    Works

    • Author: My Escape From the Central Intelligence Agency and Other Improbable Events, 1966. Also numerous articles, stories.

    Membership

    Served with Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Greenwood, April 10, 1956. 1 son, Jon D.
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    Born September 14, 1921
    Died October 13, 1992
    (aged 71)
    • 1946 - 1950
      With Kansas City (Missouri) Star
    • 1950 - 1951
      With Kansas City (Missouri) Star
    • 1959 - 1979
      member, staff Columbia Broadcasting System News
    • 1965 - 1966
      member, staff Columbia Broadcasting System News
    • 1966 - 1967
      member, staff Columbia Broadcasting System News
      Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
    • 1973 - 1977
      anchorman Morning News
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