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Mon Feb 11, 2019, 05:36 PM

Joe Schlesinger, one of Canada's foremost journalists, has died at 90

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Joe Schlesinger, one of Canada's foremost journalists, has died at 90

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/schlesinger-obit-cbc-new-1.5014534

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Joe Schlesinger, who narrowly escaped the Nazis as a young boy growing up in the former Czechoslovakia and ended up becoming one of Canada's most beloved and respected journalists, has died after a lengthy illness.

He was 90 years old.

As a foreign correspondent for the CBC, Schlesinger covered some of the most significant news events of the latter part of the 20th century and early 2000s.

He bore witness to historical events from Vietnam to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first Gulf War, and he did so in his inimitable way, with his accented English, his gimlet eye for detail and the elan of a born storyteller.


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Here is a bit he did in Rick Mercer Show after he retired:

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