Sander Vanocur Biography (1928-)

Born Sander Vinocur, January 8, 1928, in Cleveland, OH; son of Louis (a lawyer) and Rose (maiden name, Millman) Vinocur; married Edith Pick (a fashion designer), March 3, 1956 (died, 1975); married Virginia Backus Wood, December 19, 1975; children: Nicholas, Christopher. Career: News broadcaster andexecutive. Manchester Guardian, London, England, reporter, 1954-55; British Broadcasting Corp., London, news analyst, 1954-55; CBS News, London, British correspondent, 1954-55; New York Times, city staff, 1955-57; NBCNews, New York City, 1957-71, Washington, DC, correspondent, 1957, Midwestern correspondent, Chicago, 1958, White House correspondent, 1961, weekend newsanchor, 1961-65; National Public Affairs Center, Public Broadcasting Service(PBS), senior correspondent, 1971-77; Washington Post, Washington, television columnist, 1975-77; ABC News and Sports, New York City, vice-president of special reporting units, 1977-80; ABC News, chief overview correspondent, 1980-81, senior correspondent, 1981-; Business World, ABC, anchor,1986-1992; Media Watch organizer, 1996. Also professor of communications at Duke University; former consultant, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Military service: U.S. Army, 1952-54; became first lieutenant.Awards, Honors: Broadcast Leadership Award, Yale Broadcasting Co., 1962; Emmy Award nomination (with others), achievement in coverage of special events, 1968, for "Chicago Democratic Convention Coverage.".

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Broadcaster, executive
Birth Details
January 8, 1928
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Television commentator, The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1971
  • Commentator, Raise the Titanic, Associated Film, 1980
  • Dawn's Early Light: Ralph McGill and the Segregated South, 1988
  • Himself, Dave (also known as Mr. President), Warner Bros.,1993
  • GNT News Anchor, Street Fighter (also known as Street Fighter:The Battle for Shadaloo, Street Fighter: The Movie, and StreetFighter: The Ultimate Battle), Columbia TriStar, 1994
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, First Tuesday, NBC, 1969-70
  • Reporter, 20/20, ABC, 1978
  • Anchor, Business World (also known as The Bottom Line), ABC, 1986-92
  • Also appeared as Washington correspondent, The Today Show, NBC.
  • Movies
  • Himself, Without Warning (also known as July 13th), CBS, 1994
  • 60/Sixty moderator, Weapons of Mass Destruction, HBO, 1997
  • Specials
  • Reporter, Liberty Weekend, ABC, 1986
  • Anchor, America: Are We Losing the Future? (also known as Losing the Future and Burning Questions), ABC, 1988
  • Panelist, Ethics in American Business (also known as Business Ethics: The Roundtable), PBS, 1991
  • Host, Making Their Mark (also known as Ageless Heroes and Still Going Strong), Disney Channel, 1993
  • Host, Let's Make Sure Everybody Eats '95, Food Network, 1995
  • 50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Science Golden Anniversary, HBO, 1997
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Recordings
  • Commentator, The Nixon-Kennedy Debates, The Publishing Mills, 1996
  • WRITINGS
  • "No Reason for Despair," Memo to JFK from NBC News, Putnam, 1961
  • (Editor with Pierre Salinger) A Tribute to John F. Kennedy, Encyclopedia Britannica, 1964

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