Nancy Dickerson

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Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 18, 1997 (70)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
19, 1927
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Oct 18, 1997 (70)

About

First woman reporter at CBS, who broke many barrier, like hosting her own program and reporting from the Senate floor.

Before Fame

In an industry dominated by men, she was first hired in 1954 to produce a radio show entitled Capital Cloakroom.

Trivia

Her television documentary 784 Days That Changed America, which was about the Watergate scandal, won the Peabody award.

Family Life

She was born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, which is a suburb of Milwaukee.

Associated With

In one of her proudest journalistic accomplishments, she interviewed Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in 1980 for PBS.