Longtime CNN Anchor Bernard Shaw Dies at 82

Posted on AllSides September 8th, 2022
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Broadcast journalist Bernard Shaw passed away at the age of 82 on Wednesday of complications from pneumonia.

A Marine veteran who served in the Vietnam war and spent stints at CBS and ABC before finishing his career with a 20-year run with CNN, Shaw helped to establish the cable news channel as a credible source by serving as its chief anchor from its launch in 1980 until his retirement in 2001.

Shaw received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 1994 and was acclaimed for his coverage of...

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