Sunday, January 24, 2016

Desmond Smith dead at 88

Desmond Smith
Veteran TV news producer Desmond Smith has died, according to an e-mail from his daughter. He was 88. While working for ABC, Smith covered the Vietnam war. He later joined CBC in Montreal before being transferred to Toronto, where he became the senior producer of the business program Venture. He continued to produce documentaries after his retirement from CBC. A memorial gathering is being planned for February 7.

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