Broadcast Pioneers member Harry Harris They say that no one knows you better than yourself.
Broadcast Pioneers member Harry Harris was basically known as a writer so it's not unusual that Harry would have written his own obituary. Harry wrote:.
Born June 18, Son of Abraham and Esther Harris. Graduated from Temple University JuneB. Wasn't paid for the last one published because by then I was "on staff.
Table Tennis Topics no pay, but percentage of ad revenue. Ended Army service with rank of major. Reed Bulletin as features writer; subsequently second-string drama critic plus weekly theater and, concurrently, daily TV columnist.
Preferring newspaper work, switched to Triangle's Inquirer in as TV critic. Even under Knight-Ridder management, continued to write a daily TV column and weekly TV magazine "cover" interviews until retirement in February During my Inquirer tenure I established the national Critics' Consensus, composed of 18 TV critics, which made widely-publicized annual awards for 10 years.
CC ended when my Inquirer asment was changed from criticism to TV news. For about 20 years before and after I left the Inquirer I was a stringer for Variety, often -- as "Hari" -- reviewing local productions of new plays, TV programs, and night club acts.
My association with Variety ended in February For two years after my retirement from the Inquirer I free-lanced travel articles for the Courier-Post my wife Jean provided accompanying photographs. In I began writing a monthly "Funtime" column for Vintage Philadelphia which appeared in every issue of that publication except for a two-year hiatus while I was tending to my ailing wife.
After Vintage folded, Harry wrote for Milestones. Two of a half-dozen completed books have been published: an unauthorized paperback biography of Mike Douglas in and -- simultaneously in hard cover and paperback -- "Good Old-Fashioned Yankee Ingenuity" in Earlier, while still at the Bulletin, I was host -- twice weekly -- of a five-minute p.
She died, a victim of Alzheimer's Disease, on November 7, Daughter Terri, who lives in Chestnut Ridge, NY is associate editor of Fellowship, magazine of the international peace-promoting Fellowship of Reconciliation.
She has published several Muslim works translated from medieval Arabic. A years-younger brother, Murray, a retired salesman, lives in St. Harry Harris passed away at the age of 87 on Thursday, January 26, Inhe became a graduate of Overbrook High School.
Harry Harris had interviewed a thousand different celebrities over the years.
Harry wrote for the ol' nightowl, Powers Gouraud, a knowledgable man but one whom liked everything prepared and Harry wrote his scripts. Neither the station nor Scott paid Harris.
He was sort of a pioneer for today's "interns. Harry said that a Channel 3 spokesman said that it was the station's policy to foster local shows as much as possible. But the story continues.
Get Kovacs off the air and start carrying the Today show. The future of the program rides on clearing the Philadelphia station. Cal was sure that NBC threatened to pull the station's affiliation if they didn't.
And it was Harry Harris who broke the story.