VETERAN TV NEWSMAN BILL PLANTE DIES AT 82

Sep 29, 2022

By Andy Johnson

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For more than half a century, he was a constant presence at CBS News in the United States

At 26,  Bill Plante covered the war in Vietnam.  He interviewed the Rev. Martin Luther King during the march at Selma.  He cross examined Presidents at briefings and was a noted news anchor.

Bill Plante has died at the age of 84.  His wife confirms the cause was respiratory failure.

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