National Press Club

Veteran Network Radio Reporter Talks About His New Book Highlighting A 40-Year Career

October 12, 2015

Veteran Network Radio Reporter Talks About His New Book Highlighting A 40-Year Career

In this edition of Update-1, Broadcast Committee member Camille Bohannon talks with award-winning network radio news correspondent Bob Fuss. The 40-year radio veteran, now retired, has written a book called “Kidnapped by Nuns.’’ Born with birth defects and using crutches all his life, he nevertheless covered all manner of news stories for UPI, NBC and Mutual Radio and spent many years as CBS’s Capitol Hill correspondent. Fuss also climbed mountains, skied and ran rapids leading to humorous and dangerous adventures. He covered sensational trials and he interviewed celebrities. Fuss calls Congress “incompetent and a disaster” and believes moderation by all is what’s needed. He says voters have to pick lawmakers who can ‘’be responsible, bridge the gap’’ and get ‘’something done.’’

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