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3:52 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Former NPR Host And CBS Correspondent Lee Thornton Dies

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:17 pm

Robert Siegel remembers a former colleague, Lee Thornton, who died of cancer Wednesday. She co-hosted the weekend edition of NPR's All Things Considered in the mid-80s and a White House correspondent for CBS News before that. After NPR, Thornton served as the interim Associate Provost for Equity and Diversity at the University of Maryland.