Bill Kurtis

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Bill Kurtis

Kurtis in 2014
Born William Horton Kuretich
September 21, 1940 (1940-09-21) (age 75)
Pensacola, Florida
Residence Mettawa, Illinois
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Kansas (B.S.),
Washburn University School of Law (J.D.)
Occupation television journalist, Spokesperson, and producer
Employer WBBM-TV,
AT&T Mobility
Home town Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic Party
Board member of Kurtis Productions
Spouse Helen Kurtis (1963–1977; her death)
Partner Donna La Pietra
Children By Helen:
1 son (deceased),
1 daughter
Relatives Frank Kurtis (cousin)

William Horton "Bill" Kurtis (born September 21, 1940) is an American television journalist, producer, narrator, news anchor, and historian who anchored CBS Morning News. He has also narrated crime shows and in movies.

Kurtis was born on September 21, 1940 in Pensacola, Florida on September 21, 1940,[1] but has mostly spend his childhood in Chicago, Illinois. He studied his B.S. degree at the University of Kansas and his J.D. degree at Washburn University of Law. He was married to Helen Kurtis from 1966 until her death in 1977, they had two children (one who died). He is currently partners with Donna La Pietra.

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