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Jules Bergman
Birth: Mar. 21, 1929
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1987
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Broadcast Journalist. He was the senior science editor for ABC News from 1961 to 1987. He is best remembered for his coverage of the U.S. space program, including projects Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Apollo-Soyuz. He received his formal education from Indiana University and Columbia University. In addition to covering the U.S. space program, he also covered major news events including the Vietnam War, the Three Mile Island nuclear accident and assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He was the author of "Anyone Can Fly" and was a frequent contributor to Reader's Digest, the New York Times and Esquire magazine.

Jules Bergman was a broadcast journalist, serving as Science Editor for ABC News from 1961 til his death. He was remembered best for his coverage of the NASA Space Program.

Educated at City College of New York, continuning his education at Indinia University and postgraguate at Columbia University, Mr. Bergman held a Sloan-Rockfeller Advanced Science Writing Fellowship.

Mr. Bergman joined ABC News in 1953 as a Writer but established himself as a writer on the Science beat, covering activities of the Space Task Group. Named Science Editor in 1961. He became famous during the NASA Space Program, covering the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo, Skylab, Apollo-Soyuz programs for ABC News. He covered also the Space Shuttle flights

As a licened pilot, his interests was expanded covering topics like aviation and defence matters. He also wrote many books and articles on aviation and aviation developmet and disasters as well as development of new weapon systems for the U. S. Military. He also covered topics like the oil crisis of the 1070's and the Three Mile incident in 1979.

Surviving are his wife, Joanna; two brothers, Cyril, of Fitchburg, Mass., and Philip, of Wayne, N.J., and three children by a previous marriage, to Joanne Skowron of Nyack, N.Y., David, of Manhattan, Beth, of Palo Alto, Calif., and Karen, of Manhattan.

Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
Record added: Sep 03, 2006
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Jules Bergman
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Jules Bergman
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 Added: Aug. 22, 2015
I grew up watching you & Frank Reynolds during all the Apollo space flights. You were wonderful, I learned so much from you. Gone much too soon. You are missed.
- Tricia
 Added: Jul. 16, 2015

- Sheila Sartain Snyder
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
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