Journalist Dorothy Fuldheim

Journalist Dorothy Fuldheim (HMBQ1)

Location: Cleveland, OH 44115 Cuyahoga County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 30.164', W 81° 40.024'

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One of America's most admired women, pioneer television newscaster Dorothy Snell Fuldheim (1893-1989) began her career as a lecturer in the 1920s and entered broadcasting with a biographical series on WTAM radio in Cleveland. In 1947, Fuldheim joined Ohio's first commercial television station, WEWS, becoming the first woman in the United States to anchor a news show. Her later work included the long-running "One O'clock Club" live interview show and regular news commentary. During her six-decade career in an often youth-dominated profession, Fuldheim conducted over 15,000 interviews-including Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, the Duke of Windsor, Albert Einstein, and Helen Keller-in a unique and erudite style. She retired in 1984 at the age of 91.
HM NumberHMBQ1
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number44-18
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission and WEWS, the International Paper Company Foundation, and the Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 444326 N 4594782
Decimal Degrees41.50273333, -81.66706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 30.164', W 81° 40.024'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 30' 9.84" N, 81° 40' 1.44" W
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Area Code(s)216, 440
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44115, US
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