Former news journalist for CBS whose career spanned almost 20 years. In 1945, he was decidedly head of counter-intelligence in France.
Before embarking on his successful career in broadcast journalism, he studied at West Virginia University.
He once said that he died almost 115 times before he stopped counting during his time spent working as a journalist.
His second wife was Sara de Maine Kearns, with whom he had a son named Michael.
Both he and sports coach, Rich Rodriguez, studied at West Virginia University.