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Reuven Frank (1920–2006)

Reuven Frank was born on December 7, 1920 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Israel Reuven Frank. He was a producer and writer, known for The Tunnel (1962), Crashing the Water Barrier (1956) and The Huntley-Brinkley Report (1956). He was married to Bernice Kaplow. He died on February 5, 2006 in Tenafly, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 1980 NBC White Paper (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- If Japan Can.. Why Can't We? (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1962 The Tunnel (TV Movie) (producer)
 1960 World Wide '60 (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Where Is Abel, Your Brother? (1960) ... (producer)
- Freedom Is Sweet and Bitter (1960) ... (producer)
 1956 The Huntley-Brinkley Report (TV Series) (producer)
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 1962 The Tunnel (TV Movie)
 1956 Crashing the Water Barrier (Documentary short) (writer)
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 1995 Frontline (TV Series documentary)
- Who's Afraid of Rupert Murdoch? (1995) ... Himself

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Other Works:

(book) "Out of Thin Air: An Insider's History of Network News-The Beginning and the End". New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. ISBN 0671677586

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In over twenty years at NBC News, he held every major position, including president and member of the board of directors. Often came under fire for journalistic issues of selection and omission of detail in presenting the news.

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