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Joseph Wershba (1920–2011)

Joseph Wershba was born on August 19, 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer, known for 60 Minutes (1968), Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (1998) and Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005). He was married to Shirley Wershba. He died on May 14, 2011 in Manhasset, New York. See full bio »


(age 90) in Manhasset, New York, USA

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 1976 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
 1951 See It Now (TV Series documentary) (producer)
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 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (consultant - as Joe Wershba)
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 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck. (the producers wish to thank - as Joe Wershba)
 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary) (thanks)
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 2002 Television in America: An Autobiography (TV Series documentary)
 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary)
Himself (broadcast journalist)
 1990 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter (1990) ... Himself
 1952-1953 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.7 (1953) ... Himself
- Episode #3.3 (1953) ... Himself
- Berlin: City Without a Country (1953) ... Himself
- Christmas in Korea (1952) ... Himself
- Episode #2.16 (1952)
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 2009 I Know What I Saw (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - CBS Reporter, 1966

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Joe Wershba started at CBS in the late 1940s, working first on the radio and then moving over to television journalism. Joe worked with Edward R. Murrow on some of the most famous See It Now (1951) programs, including the courageous shows that challenged the tactics of Joseph McCarthy. He was one of the first producers assigned to work with Don Hewitt on 60 Minutes (1968), and has won at least 2 ... See more »

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