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Encyclopedia > John Hockenberry

John Hockenberry (b. 4 June 1957) is a paraplegic American correspondent for NBC television. He has won four Emmy awards and three Peabody Awards. June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paraplegia is a condition where the lower half of a patients body is paralyzed and cannot move. ... An Emmy Award. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly known as simply the Peabody Awards, are annual awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting and cable television within the United States. ...


He was born in Dayton, Ohio, and lost the use of his legs in an auto accident at the age of 19. He attended the University of Chicago and the University of Oregon. Downtown Dayton, Ohio, as seen from across the Great Miami River Dayton is a city in southwestern Ohio, United States. ... The University of Chicago is a private co-educational university located in Chicago, Illinois. ... University of Oregon The University of Oregon (UO) is a Public University located in Eugene. ...


He had a fifteen year career in journalism at National Public Radio, where he was a Middle East correspondent , reporting the Persian Gulf War in 1991 and 1992. He also worked for ABC News and before joining Dateline NBC as a correspondent in 1996. He reported the Kosovo War in 1999. His weekly radio commentaries have been heard for the past eight years on the nationally broadcast public radio program The Infinite Mind. NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... See also: 2003 invasion of Iraq and Gulf War (disambiguation) C Company, 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment, 1st UK Armoured Division The Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... ABC News Logo World News Tonight Logo in 2005 ABC News is a division of the American Broadcasting Company television and radio network (ABC). ... Dateline NBC (sometimes called just Dateline) is a US weekly television newsmagazine broadcast by NBC similar to ABCs 20/20 or CBSs 60 Minutes. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The term Kosovo War or Kosovo Conflict is often used to describe two sequential and at times parallel armed conflicts (a civil war followed by an international war) in the southern Serbian province called Kosovo (officially Kosovo and Metohia), part of the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... This article needs to be wikified. ...


He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, I.D., Wired, The Columbia Journalism Review, Details, and The Washington Post. His books include A River Out Of Eden (ISBN 0385721501), Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs and Declarations of Independence (ISBN 0786881623), and has written online in The Blogs of War.


In 1996 he appeared off-Broadway in his one-man autobiographical play, Spokeman. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ...


He lives in New York and in Massachusetts with his wife and four children (two sets of twins). State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... State nickname: Bay State Other U.S. States Capital Boston Largest city Boston Governor Mitt Romney (R) Official languages English Area 27,360 km² (44th)  - Land 20,317 km²  - Water 7,043 km² (25. ...


 
 

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