Albany, NY – In this interview, recorded in 2006, Alan Chartock asks Sander Vanocur, a veteran journalist with more than 40 years' experience in print, radio and television, about many of the historic events he covered.
Vanocur spent 14 years with NBC News, where he served as White House correspondent, national political correspondent, Washington correspondent for the "Today" show, contributing editor to the "Huntley-Brinkley Report" and host of "First Tuesday," a monthly magazine show.
Prior to NBC News, he was a general assignment reporter for The New York Times. He began his journalism career as a reporter on the London Staff of The Manchester Guardian.
Vanocur held various positions at ABC News from 1977 to 1991, including chief diplomatic correspondent, senior correspondent in Buenos Aires, and anchor for "Business World," the first regularly scheduled weekly business program. He covered the 1997, 1998 and 1999 Economic Summits and was chief overview correspondent during the 1980 and 1984 presidential elections.