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Robert Trout (I) (1909–2000)

Pioneering US broadcast journalist for seven decades from the early 1930's, and a disciple of the legendary Edward R. Murrow. Over his career, he worked for the three top commercial networks in the United States (principally CBS but later NBC and then ABC), as well as for National Public Radio -- the last, even as a nonagenarian. While with ABC ... See full bio »

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Who Said That?
Who Said That? Himself - Host
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 1951 America Speaks (TV Series)
 1948 Presidential Timber (TV Series)
Moderator (1952)
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 2010 Cordelia (Short) (thanks)
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 2008 Frost/Nixon
Himself (uncredited)
 2002 Television in America: An Autobiography (TV Series documentary)
 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- 1914-1919: Shell Shock (1999) ... Himself
 1965 Eye on New York (TV Series)
- Reflections on the Fair (1965) ... Himself
 1963-1964 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary)
Reporter / Himself-- Reporter
- Murder and the Right to Bear Arms (1964) ... Reporter
- The Great American Funeral (1963) ... Himself-- Reporter
 1956 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 12 August 1956 (1956) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
 1954 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - Panelist / Himself - CBS News Commentator
- Episode dated 20 December 1954 (1954) ... Himself - Panelist
- Episode dated 26 November 1954 (1954) ... Himself - Panelist
- Episode dated 3 November 1954 (1954) ... Himself - CBS News Commentator
 1952 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #2.16 (1952) ... Himself
- Episode #1.9 (1952) ... Himself
 1950 Who Said That? (TV Series)
Himself - Host
- Episode dated 21 August 1950 (1950) ... Himself - Host
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 1997 Cronkite Remembers (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself (at the 1964 Democratic National Convention) (uncredited)
 1960 Project XX (TV Series documentary)
Himself - NBC Broadcaster
- Not So Long Ago (1960) ... Himself - NBC Broadcaster

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Inducted into the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Broadcasting Hall of Fame, 1987. See more »


The "iron man" of broadcast journalism

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