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columnist , writer , talk show host

George Roland Thompson, American writer, columnist, talk show host. Recipient 1st prize Pennsylvania Newspaper Public Association, 1956, Apollo Achievement award National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Founding president, director American Repertory Theater, Beirut.; founding president, senior instructor Mediterranean Undersea Research and Exploration Diving Team.

Background

Thompson, George Roland was born on August 31, 1925 in Brooklyn.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Rider College, 1952. Postgraduate, United States Foreign Service Institute, Beirut, Lebanon, 1960.

Career

Columnist Florida Today. Host Cablevision of Central Florida, 1988-1998. Journalist Philadelphia Daily News.

Foreign service officer, international affairs consultant.

Membership

Founding president, director American Repertory Theater, Beirut. Founding president, senior instructor Mediterranean Undersea Research and Exploration Diving Team.

Connections

Married Dorothy Reichelt, February 10, 1945. Children: Glenn (deceased), Jordan.

spouse:
Dorothy Reichelt

children:
Glenn Thompson (deceased)

Jordan Thompson