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Cyril Knowlton Nash


CBC current information anchor and author who made an appearance over the Natonal from 1978 to 1988. In 2006, he received the Life time Achievement Award in the Canadian Journalism Base. He sold papers in Toronto while WWII was raging in European countries. He became a specialist journalist when he was significantly less than 20 years previous. He was wedded to CBC’s Lorraine Thomson for pretty much 40 years. In 2002 he was identified as having Parkinson’s disease, that was discovered by Adam Parkinson.

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Full Name Knowlton Nash
Date Of Birth November 18, 1927
Place Of Birth Canada
Profession News Anchor
Education University of Toronto
Nationality Canadian
Awards John Drainie Award
TV Shows CBC News Magazine, Witness
Star Sign Scorpio

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1His first real journalism job was night editor with the British United Press, a Toronto-based wire service. He later became the Washington correspondent for CBC's Newsmagazine. He covered the Cuban missile crisis, space launches at Cape Canaveral, and the riots surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
2As a child, he created his own newspaper, and ran his own newsstand.
3Began his career by selling newspapers on the streets of Toronto during World War II.
4Toronto, Ontario, Canada [July 2007]
5He was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on November 17, 1988 for his services to communications in Canada.
6News Anchor for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Author of many books



Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould1993V.O. Announcer (voice)



Bananas!2014TV Movie documentary
Money in Minutes2014TV Movie documentary
Life and Times2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Frank Truth2001DocumentaryHimself - Former CBC News Anchor
The National1994TV SeriesAnchor (1978-1988)
Final Offer1985TV Movie documentaryHimself (CBC, reports on GM strike) (uncredited)

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The Corporation2003DocumentaryHimself - CBC (uncredited)
Little Sister's vs. Big Brother2002DocumentaryHimself - Anchor of The National
Trudeau2002TV MovieHimself
1998Himself (uncredited)

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