William Worthy

About William Worthy

William Worthy, NF ’57, a foreign correspondent who fought with the U.S. government over reporting trips to China, Cuba and Iran, died in May of 2014. It was during his Nieman Fellowship in 1956-1957 that Worthy, a reporter for the Baltimore Afro-American and correspondent for CBS News, defied the State Department’s travel restrictions by flying to China during winter break to report for CBS.

Our Man in China

By Nieman Notes July 17, 2014

William Worthy, NF ’57, a foreign correspondent who fought with the U.S. government over reporting trips to China, Cuba and Iran, died at a nursing home in Massachusetts on May 4. He was 92. It was during his Nieman … Read more