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Sawyer, Diane, 1945-

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Personal name headingSawyer, Diane, 1945-
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Variant(s)Sawyer, Lila Diane, 1945-
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedLouisville (Ky.) Wellesley (Mass.) Washington (D.C.) San Clemente (Calif.)
Birth date1945-12-22
Place of birthGlasgow (Ky.)
Field of activityPresidents' writings
AffiliationWellesley College
Profession or occupationJournalists Television journalists Women television news anchors
Found inBlue, R. Diane Sawyer, c1990: CIP t.p. (Diane Sawyer) intro. (reporter; appears on CBS television 60 minutes) p. 7 (b. 12/22/45; Lila Diane)
Judgment at midnight [VR] c1996: closed-captions (anchor Diane Sawyer; host, ABC News Primetime live)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: page 798 (Diane Sawyer, jounalist and television correspondent, born in Glasgow, Ky. The family moved to Louisville soon after Sawyer was born. Received a BA in English from Wellesley College in Massachusetts in 1967. Upon graduation, went to work as a part time reporter at Louisville WLKY-TV, an ABC affiliate. Moved to Washington, D.C. in 1970 where she became assistant to Jerry Warren, the White House deputy press secretary, then administraitve assistant to the White House press secretary, then staff assistant to the president. After Nixon's resignation she accompanied him to San Clemente, California to help research his memoirs. In mid-1978, returned to Washington, D.C. and became a general assignment reporter for CBS News, then promoted to correspondent, then co-anchor for CBS, then the first female reporter on "60 Minutes")
Associated languageeng