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From the Archives: Remembering James Reston.

Former Executive Editor of The New York Times James Reston. He died this week at the age of 86, from cancer. He spent fifty years with The New York Times. He began as a reporter in London in 1940, covering the war. He was also Washington bureau chief, executive editor, and columnist. He retired in 1989 at the age of 80. In 1991 he wrote a new memoir, called Deadline (Random House). (REBROADCAST from 10/30/91)

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Other segments from the episode on December 8, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 8, 1995: Obituary for Robertson Davies; Obituary for James Reston; Review of The Velvet Underground's album "Peel Slowly and See," Part 2.

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