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television news reporter

Harry Reasoner, American Television news reporter. Recipient 3 Emmy awards including for news documentary, 1967-1968, outstanding news broadcasting, 1974; Peabody award, 1967; U. Missouri honor medal, 1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Background

Reasoner, Harry was born on April 17, 1923 in Dakota City, Iowa, United States. Son of Harry Ray and Eunice (Nicholl) Reasoner.

Education

Student, Stanford Universitystudent, University Minnesota, 1942;BJ, University of Minnesota, 1989.

Career

Reporter, drama critic Minneapolis Times, 1942—1943, 1946—1948. Assistant director publicity Northwest Airlines, 1948—1950. Newswriter radio station Washburn Crosby Company, Minneapolis, 1950—1951.

Editor regional production center United States Information Agency, Manila, Philippines, 1951—1954. News director station KEYD-television, Minneapolis, 1954—1956. Reporter, correspondent Columbia Broadcasting System News, from 1956, reporter, correspondent, regular member, co-editor weekly show "60 Minutes", 1968—1991.

Former reporter, correspondent ABC News. With United States Army, 1943-1946.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Kathleen Ann Carroll, September 7, 1946 (divorced April 1981). Children: Stuart, Ann, Elizabeth, Jane, Mary Ray, Ellen, Jonathan. Married Lois Parker Weber, May 28, 1988.

father:
Harry Ray Reasoner

mother:
Eunice (Nicholl) Reasoner

spouse:
Kathleen Ann Carroll

spouse:
Lois Parker Weber

child:
Stuart Reasoner

child:
Ann Reasoner

child:
Elizabeth Reasoner

child:
Jane Reasoner

child:
Mary Ray Reasoner

child:
Ellen Reasoner

child:
Jonathan Reasoner