Thursday, November 09, 2006

'60 Minutes' anchor Ed Bradley dies

Newsman remembered for his professionalism and 'walking with the people'

Veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent Ed Bradley has died of leukemia at age 65. Bradley passed away Thursday at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York.

The well-respected CBS journalist won numerous awards for his groundbreaking news stories and documentaries. His death shocked the journalism community and his many fans. Several of his colleagues said that they had noticed Bradley was looking frail, but had no idea that he was close to death.

CBS News anchor Katie Couric announced in a special report that Bradley's colleagues and friends were completely grief stricken. CBS looks back at the newsman's exemplary career.

The Washington Post offers a photo gallery that chronicles Bradley's milestones. Click here to view the photos in a new window.

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Shirazi said...

I saw this documentry on CNN just a moment before. The words here seem to be coming from heart.

Deb S. said...

Shi: I'm glad you saw the piece on CNN. Yes, the words here come from the heart.