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Veteran Canadian journalist Joe Schlesinger dies at 90


TORONTO (Reuters) - Joe Schlesinger, who crossed the globe covering wars, revolutions and other upheavals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp, becoming one of Canada's most recognizable journalists, has died at age 90, the network said on Monday.

During his 28-year career with Canada's publicly funded broadcaster beginning in 1966, Schlesinger reported on the Vietnam War, Mao's Cultural Revolution, the Iranian Revolution, the first Gulf War, the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the Velvet Revolution in the former Czechoslovakia where he was raised.

   

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