US broadcast journalist. For over 40 years, commentator and journalist Harry Reasoner was one of American network television’s most respected and trusted figures.
1923 – Apr 17- Dakota City, Iowa
1939-1940? – West High School, Minneapolis, MN
1940s – Stanford University – University of Minnesota
1943-46 – US Army (drafted, WWII)
1940s-50s – He began his career working in newspapers as a reporter and a drama critic.
– He married twice, with first wife they had 5 daughters and 2 sons.
1956-1970 – He became a member of the CBS television news team.
1968 – He joins the 60 Minutes team
1970-1976 – Reasoner joined ABC as co-anchor with Howard K. Smith (himself a CBS alumnus) of
the ABC Evening News.
1976-1978 – He then became a co-anchor of the ABC Evening News with Howard K. Smith, he also co-anchored with Barbara Walters.
1978 – Reasoner returned to CBS as a part of 60 Minutes. He remained an integral part of that show until
his 1991 retirement.
Awards: He recieved a Peabody 1966 , and Emmy for 1973-74.