FANDOM


Eric Sevareid
Sevareid
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1912
Date of Death: 1992
Cause of Death: Stomach cancer
Occupation: Journalist
Professional Affiliations: CBS
Turtledove Appearances:
The Hot War
POD: November, 1950
Appearance(s): Fallout
Type of Appearance: Direct (as "Eric")
Worldwar
POD: May 30, 1942
Appearance(s): Aftershocks
Type of Appearance: Direct (via television)
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): In at the Death
Type of Appearance: Direct
Arnold Eric Sevareid (November 26, 1912 – July 9, 1992) was a CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977.

Eric Sevareid in The Hot WarEdit

Eric Sevareid attended a presidential press conference during World War III. President Truman told Sevareid that if the Russians struck America with atomic bombs again, then America would hurt the Russians even worse.[1]

Eric Sevareid in WorldwarEdit

Eric Sevareid was a network correspondent in Little Rock, the nation's capital, in 1965. When the Race destroyed Indianapolis in 1965, Sevareid expected to report on the government's response. Instead, he tearfully reported that President Earl Warren had committed suicide.[2]

Eric Sevareid in Southern VictoryEdit

Eric Sevareid was an U.S. news journalist during the Second Great War. In 1944, he became a news broadcaster for the U.S. Wireless Atlanta, reading the 7 pm news program. U.S. soldiers grew to prefer Sevareid to Confederate Connie.[3]

Sevareid was one of several journalists who interviewed Cassius Madison, slayer of Jake Featherston, when Madison toured the U.S. later in 1944.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fallout, p. 113.
  2. Aftershocks, pg. 292.
  3. In at the Death, pgs. 297-298.
  4. Ibid., pg. 437.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.