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science journalist , author and photographer

Robert William Cooke, American Science journalist. Recipient James T. Grady award American Chemical Society, 1981, Lewis Thomas award for communicating life science Woods Hole Marine Biology Laboratory, 1991,Science Writing award American Association for the Advancement of Science/Westinghouse, 1991. Served with United States Coast Guard, 1954-1958. Member National Association Science Writers, Kappa Tau Alpha.

Background

Cooke, Robert William was born on March 26, 1935 in Alhambra, California, United States. Son of Loren Elvin and Edith (Mason) Cooke.

Education

Bachelor of Science in English, California State Polytechnic College, 1961;Master of Science in Journalism, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962;postgraduate in advanced science writing (University fellow), Columbia University, 1969-1970.

Career

Reporter-photographer Pomona (California) Progress-Bulletin, 1962-1963. Newsman Associated Press, Los Angeles, 1963-1967. Science writer California Institute of Technology, 1967-1969, Pasadena (California) Star-News, 1970-1973.

Science editor Boston Globe, 1973-1984. Science/medicine writer Atlanta Journal and Constitution, 1984-1986. Science writer Newsday, Long Island, New York, 1986—2003.

Retired, 2003; With United States Coast Guard, 1954-1958.

Works

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Served with United States Coast Guard, 1954-1958. Member National Association Science Writers, Kappa Tau Alpha.

Connections

Married Sue B. Cato, September 10, 1960. Children: Gregory, Karen, Emily.

father:
Loren Elvin Cooke

mother:
Edith (Mason) Cooke

spouse:
Sue B. Cato

children:
Gregory Cooke

Karen Cooke

Emily Cooke