Howard K. Smith (1914–2002)

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Howard K. Smith was born on May 12, 1914 in Ferriday, Louisiana, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for V (1984), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982) and CBS Reports (1959). He was married to Benedicte Traberg. He died on February 15, 2002 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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 1965 Winston Churchill: In Memory (TV Special) (written by)
  Howard K. Smith (TV Series) (written by - 66 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- What's in the Way for JFK? (1963) ... (written by)
- Food for Peace (1963) ... (written by)
- Unemployment, USA (1963) ... (written by)
- The Art of the Cartoon (1963) ... (written by)
 1959 CBS Reports (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Population Explosion (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 The Year Gone By (TV Special) (written by)
 1958 The Ruble War (TV Movie) (written by)
 1958 Hungary: Return of the Terror (TV Movie) (written by)
 1957 The Black Star Rises (TV Movie) (written by)
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On December 29, 1963, he hosted "1963: Transition and Tragedy," ABC's year end news review program. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »


Benedicte Traberg  (his death)  (2 children)

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Son, Jack Smith, and daughter, Catherine. See more »

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