Morley Safer

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Morley Safer
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Morley Safer at the LBJ Presidential Library, May 2010
Born(1931-11-08)November 8, 1931
DiedMay 19, 2016(2016-05-19) (aged 84)
NationalityCanadian, American[1]
Alma materUniversity of Western Ontario
OccupationNews reporter
Years active1964–2016
Spouse(s)Jane Fearer
ChildrenSarah Alice Anne Safer

Morley Safer (November 8, 1931 – May 19, 2016) was a Canadian-American reporter and correspondent for CBS News. He was best known for his long tenure on the newsmagazine 60 Minutes. He retired in May 2016, shortly before his death.[2]

Safer died at his home in Manhattan, New York City on May 19, 2016 from pneumonia, aged 84.[3]

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  1. "Q&A Morley Safer, Sep 13 2012 - Video - C-SPAN.org". www.c-span.org.
  2. Schudel, Matt (May 19, 2016). "Morley Safer, longest-serving correspondent for CBS's '60 Minutes,' dies at 84". The Washington Post. Retrieved May 19, 2016.
  3. Robert D. McFadden (May 19, 2016). "Morley Safer, Mainstay of '60 Minutes,' Is Dead at 84". The New York Times. Retrieved May 19, 2016.

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