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Reuven Frank (1920–2006)

Reuven Frank was born on December 7, 1920 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Israel Reuven Frank. He was a writer and producer, known for The Tunnel (1962), Chet Huntley Reporting (1957) and NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970). He was married to Bernice Kaplow. He died on February 5, 2006 in Tenafly, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Tunnel Writer


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 1962 The Tunnel (TV Movie documentary)
 1956 Crashing the Water Barrier (Documentary short) (writer)
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 1980 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- If Japan Can.. Why Can't We? (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1978 Weekend (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 September 1978 (1978) ... (executive producer)
 1962 The Tunnel (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1960 Chet Huntley Reporting (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 September 1960 (1960) ... (producer)
 1960 World Wide '60 (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Where Is Abel, Your Brother? (1960) ... (producer)
- Freedom Is Sweet and Bitter (1960) ... (producer)
 1956 The Huntley-Brinkley Report (TV Series) (producer)
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 1995 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Self - NBC News
- Chicago 1968 (1995) ... Self - NBC News
 1995 Frontline (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

(book) "Out of Thin Air: An Insider's History of Network News-The Beginning and the End". New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. ISBN 0671677586

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In over twenty years at NBC News, he held every major position, including president and member of the board of directors. Often came under fire for journalistic issues of selection and omission of detail in presenting the news.

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