Former CBS News Correspondent, Journalism Professor Ben Silver Dies at 85


By Alex Weprin Comment

Former CBS News correspondent Ben Silver, who covered monumental events like school integration and the race riots for The Eye network, has died at 85. After retiring, Silver became a professor at Arizona State University, home of the Walter Cronkite school of journalism and Mass Communication. Silver worked with Cronkite.

More details from the AP’s obituary, here.

He is survived by his wife, six children and 11 grandchildren.