Former NBC, ABC Newsman Herb Kaplow Dies
July 30, 2013 at 6:27 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime network radio and television news correspondent HERB KAPLOW, who died SATURDAY (7/27) in ARLINGTON, VA after a stroke at 86, according to the NEW YORK TIMES.
KAPLOW started his career in the military and then at WCTC-A/NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ before getting a master's degree from the MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM at NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY and joining WRC-A/WASHINGTON. He moved to the NBC network in 1951 as an editor on "NEWS OF THE WORLD" and then as a correspondent on radio and TV, starting in 1954. He was named WHITE HOUSE correspondent in 1968 and switched to ABC in 1972. He retired in 1994.