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William Riead


William Riead went to both high school and college in Illinois, graduating from Western Illinois University with a degree in communications. While in college he worked for a CBS affiliate, KHQA-TV, in Quincy, Illinois, as a news cameraman, then later as a radio reporter at sister-station WTAD. In 1968, he joined NBC affiliate WGEM-TV as a ... See full bio »

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 2014/II The Letters (completed)
 2005 Island Prey
 1992 Dying for a Smoke (Video documentary)
 1989 One for the Road (TV Movie documentary short)
 1987 Change of Heart (TV Movie documentary short)
 1986 Scorpion
 1985 The Making of 'The Mean Season' (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 The Making of 'Mrs. Soffel' (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 The Making of 'The Bounty' (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 The Making of 'The Corsican Brothers' (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 The Making of 'The Woman in Red' (TV Movie documentary)
 1984 The Making of 'Up the Creek' (TV Movie documentary short)
 1983 The Making of 'Class' (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 The Making of 'Easy Money' (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 The Making of 'Gorky Park' (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 The Making of 'Lone Wolf McQuade' (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 The Making of 'Never Cry Wolf' (TV Movie documentary)
 1983 The Making of 'Something Wicked This Way Comes' (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 The Making of 'Absence of Malice' (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 The Making of 'First Blood' (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 The Making of 'Summer Lovers' (TV Movie documentary)
 1979 The Making of 'Golden Girl' (TV Movie documentary)
 1979 The Making of 'The China Syndrome' (TV Movie documentary)
 1978 The Making of 'Casey's Shadow' (TV Movie documentary)
 1977 I'm Healthy, I'm Alive and I'm Free (TV Movie documentary short)
 1977 The Amazing Miss Cummings: An Actress at Work and Play (Documentary short) (as William C. Riead)
 1977 The Making of 'The Goodbye Girl' (TV Movie documentary)
 1976 The Making of 'The Front' (TV Movie documentary)
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Show Show Writer (5 credits)

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William C. Riead
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As a member of the White House press corps in 1973, Riead witnessed the assassination attempts on Gerald Ford by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento, California, and by Sarah Moore in San Francisco, California. Riead's film crew captured the footage that was aired on national television.

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