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 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead

Nancy Dickerson Whitehead

Birth
Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 18 Oct 1997 (aged 70)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3 Lot 1316-A-LH map grid L/M 18.5
Memorial ID 13052 · View Source
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Pioneering news person. She published a memoir "Among Those Present" in 1976 covering the Kennedy,Johnson,Nixon and Ford administrations. In 1954 CBS News bureau hired her to produce a radio show called "The Leading Question" she was also an associate producer of "Meet the Press" in 1960. CBS made her it's first female correspondent. From 1963 to 1979 she reported for NBC News. She was the first woman to have a daily news program on network television "Inside Washington" that ran from 1971-1974. In 1980 she founded the Television Corporation of America.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13052
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Dickerson Whitehead (19 Jan 1927–18 Oct 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13052, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .