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journalist

Michael Getler, American journalist. Recipient Jesse Neal award American Business Press for Outstanding Journalism, 1966, Feature Writing award Aviation/Space Writers Association, 1969. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1960.

Background

Getler, Michael was born on November 13, 1935 in New York City. Son of Alfred and Rose (Holzsweig) Getler.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1956.

Career

Reporter, editor American Aviation Publications, Washington, 1961-1968, Ziff-Davis Publications, Washington, 1969-1970. Defense correspondent The Washington Post, 1970-1975, central European correspondent Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1975-1980, national security correspondent, 1980-1984, London correspondent, 1984-1985, foreign editor, 1985-1986, assistant managing editor, foreign news, 1986—2000, ombudsman, 2000—2005, Public Broadcasting Service, since 2005.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1960.

Connections

Married Sandra H. Curhan, August 6, 1958. Children: Belinda, Warren.

father:
Alfred Getler

mother:
Rose (Holzsweig) Getler

spouse:
Sandra H. Curhan

children:
Belinda Getler

Warren Getler