Ted Koppel

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Birth Name: Ted Koppel
Born: 02/08/1940
Birth Place: Lancashire, England, GB

Koppel was born in Lancashire, England, after his Jewish parents fled from Nazi Germany in 1938. Educated in British boarding schools, Koppel was forced to endure hazing rites unchanged since the previous century, teaching him a "sense of inner privacy." At 13, his family emigrated to New York where he attended McBurney School. After being turned down by Princeton, he enrolled at Syracuse University where he began working at the radio station. He then moved on to Stanford University where he earned his master's in communication and met Grace Ann Dorney, whom he soon married. The couple moved to New York where Koppel tried to start a career in journalism - the spark of which was ignited while... Continue Bio >>

Popular Television:
2007 BBC World News America
2007 Koppel on Discovery: Breaking Point
2007 Koppel on Discovery: The People's Republic of Capitalism
2006 Koppel on Discovery: Living With Cancer
2006 That's the Way It Is: Celebrating Cronkite at 90
2005 Primetime Live: New Orleans in Crisis
2004 How's Your News?: On the Campaign Trail
2004 Peter Jennings: Reporter
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