Those of you within the NHPR (New Hampshire Public Radio) listening area are familiar with the voice of reporter Michael Brindley ’03. During the decade since graduation, Brindley worked for several newspapers in the Granite State, but in 2012, he made the switch to broadcast journalism, still motivated by the infectious enthusiasm he shared with his professors and fellow journalism students here at KSC.
Award-winning journalist Bill Seamans, who headed the Middle East desk of ABC News from 1967 to 1991, has donated his papers to the Mason Library’s Archives & Special Collections. He appeared many times with with Peter Jennings on ABC Nightly News and with Ted Koppel on Nightline and spoke earlier this month in the library’s Marion Wood Reading Area. The papers that he has donated to the archives include original typescript reports, books, and memorabilia covering his reporting on the events unfolding in Middle East and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict over a period spanning more than two decades. He also donated his poser collection, which which includes many rare and unique examples documenting the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and posters from Russia’s Soviet era.