9/22/1917 - 12/16/2014
Remembering the life, death and television legacy of Richard Hottelet
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was 97.
CBS News spokesman Kevin Tedesco said Wednesday that Hottelet died early Wednesday at his home in Wilton.
Hottelet was a foreign correspondent for the United Press in Berlin at the start of World War II - and even spent several months in a Nazi prison - before joining CBS in London in 1944. ...