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Photo Credit: Courtesy ABC

JESSE  ZOUSMER

News Organization: ABC

Died: 1966

Location: JAPAN

Died March 4 in the crash of a jet airliner on a runway at Tokyo Airport. Director of the network’s television news, he was touring news bureaus in Southeast Asia. The former newspaperman had worked for all three networks, including 19 years at CBS.