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Overview (3)

Born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (stroke complications)
Birth NameNancy Hanshman

Mini Bio (1)

Nancy Dickerson was born on January 19, 1927 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA as Nancy Hanshman. She was a producer and writer, known for 784 Days That Changed America: From Watergate to Resignation (1982), Countdown to Looking Glass (1984) and Alistair Cooke Salute (1992). She was married to John C. Whitehead and Claude Wyatt Dickerson. She died on October 18, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (2)

John C. Whitehead (25 February 1989 - 18 October 1997) (her death)
Claude Wyatt Dickerson (22 February 1962 - 1983) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Radio and television news correspondent; documentary producer.
Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 159-160. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Mother of Elizabeth, Ann, Jane, Michael A. Dickerson and John Dickerson.
Release of the book, "On Her Trail: My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star" by John Dickerson. [2006]

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