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Lesueur, Laurence Edward, 1909-2003


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    • us: Lesueur, Lawrence Edward, 1909-2003
    • us: LeSueur, Larry, 1909-2003
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    • found: March of Dimes [SR] 1942: audition (Larry Lesueur)
    • found: LC database, Aug. 18, 2003: (hdg.: Lesueur, Laurence Edward, 1909-)
    • found: Lesueur, L. Twelve months that changed the world, 1943: t.p. (Larry Lesueur) jkt. (Moscow correspondent of the Columbia Broadcasting System)
    • found: Who's who in America, v. 23, 1944: p. 1247 (Lesueur, Lawrence Edward, news commentator, b. 6/10/1909, New York, N.Y., author Twelve months that changed the world)
    • found: The New York Times, via WWW, September 30, 2013 (Febraury 7, 2003 edition; Larry LeSueur, Pioneering War Correspondent, Dies at 93; Larry LeSueur, the CBS correspondent who reported from the rooftops of London during the blitz of World War II, went ashore in the first waves of the D-Day invasion and made the first radio broadcast to America telling of the Allied liberation of Paris, died on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at his home in Washington, D.C.; Mr. LeSueur was one of the last surviving members of the Murrow Boys, the legendary corps of CBS correspondents recruited by Edward R. Murrow to cover Europe during World War II; born Lawrence Edward Lesueur (the S was not capitalized until he became a war correspondent); after graduating from New York University and working as a reporter in the New York bureau of the United Press, Mr. LeSueur was hired by Murrow in 1939; he was among the CBS correspondents who interviewed frontline troops in Korea during Christmas week 1952 for Murrow's See It Now; he left CBS in 1963, then spent two decades with the Voice of America, an arm of the United States Information Agency, as a news analyst and White House correspondent)
    • found: Find A Grave, via WWW, September 30, 2013 (Larry LeSueur; original name: Laurence Edward LeSueur; born June 10, 1909; died February 5, 2003; newsman; he appeared as a correspondent on the news program, See It Now (1951-1958), which was hosted by Edward R. Murrow; he was one of the 'Murrow Boys' of journalism during World War II)
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