Veteran Newsman Daniel Schorr of NPR Dies at Age 93

BY newsdesk  July 23, 2010 at 2:16 PM EDT

Daniel Schorr, a longtime NPR commentator and an original member of Edward R. Murrow’s legendary CBS News team, died early Friday. He was 93.

At the end of his long career, Schorr was most recently a senior analyst for NPR’s All Things Considered and Morning Edition. In 2001, he spoke with the NewsHour’s Terence Smith and described the “most-electrifying moment” of his career:

There’s much more on Schorr’s life and career on NPR.org, including an obituary and slide show, archive of his work and a remembrance from Weekend Edition host Scott Simon.