Irving Levine

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Birthday
26, 1922
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Mar 27, 2009 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1922
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Mar 27, 2009 (86)

About

Over the course of his nearly five-decade career, this NBC News economics correspondent and broadcast journalist reported from Korea, Italy, Japan, Germany, and Czechoslovakia, covering many of the major world events of the Twentieth Century.

Before Fame

After graduating from Brown University, he started his journalistic career by writing obituaries for the Providence Journal in his native Rhode Island. He later earned a degree from Columbia University's School of Journalism.

Trivia

He served in the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II.

Family Life

His marriage to Nancy Cartmell Jones began in 1957 and resulted in two sons -- Jeffrey and Daniel -- and one daughter, Jennifer.

Associated With

He was interviewed by late-night talk show hosts Jay Leno and David Letterman.

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