Morley Safer

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  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/08/1931, Scorpio
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist
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Morley Safer Fast Facts:
  • Embarked on his career in journalism with several small newspapers before landing a job as a correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Company.
  • Joined CBS News in 1964 as a correspondent in their London bureau.
  • Opened the Saigon bureau for CBS News in 1965.
  • While in Vietnam in 1965, reported on U.S. Marines burning the village of Cam Ne, which offered a glimpse of the war not previously seen in America. President Lyndon Johnson was infuriated and tried to have him censored.
  • Was named London Bureau Chief in 1967, a post he held for three years.
  • Joined the staff of 60 Minutes in 1970.
  • Proposed to his wife by phone while reporting on the civil war in Nigeria.
  • Has won numerous awards for his journalistic accomplishments, including two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards and three Overseas Press Club Awards.
  • Morley Safer Relationships:
  • Sarah Safer - Daughter
  • Anna Cohn Safer - Mother
  • Max Safer - Father
  • Jane Fearer - Wife
  • Morley Safer Awards:
  • 1965 Peabody: Personal Award - Winner
  • College:
  • University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (1953)

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