Bill Shadel

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Birthday
31, 1908
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Jan 29, 2005 (96)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1908
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Jan 29, 2005 (96)

About

Broadcast journalist remembered for his reporting work with both CBS (radio) and ABC (television). In the 1950s, he became the inaugural host of Face the Nation, a popular Sunday morning political program.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in history.

Trivia

In 1960, he moderated the third debate between presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy.

Family Life

His two marriages -- to Marion Kocher and Julie Strouse -- produced a total of four children.

Associated With

He worked with legendary television personality Walter Cronkite.