Frank Kearns: Foreign Correspondent

Frank Kearns: Foreign Correspondent

CBS's key reporter in Africa/Middle East c. 1950-70 is accused of being CIA. He denies it.

Frank Kearns was the award-winning, go-to guy at CBS News for dangerous stories for Africa & the Middle East from the 1950s to the 70s. Nearly killed 114 times while on assignments, many in network news thought he was the best who ever worked in the business. In 1976, CBS told Congress that Frank Kearns also worked for the CIA while working for them in Cairo, Egypt in the 1950s. Kearns denied it.

Frank Kearns: Foreign Correspondent is a local public television program presented by WVPB.