Chairman FPA 1971-1972
Dan Bloom was appointed managed of the CBS News bureau in Tel Aviv in November 1970. He had previously served as producer at the CBS News bureau in London, then headed the CBS News bureaus Chicago (1965-1967) and in Saigon in 1967-1968). Bloom became Managing Editor of CBS News in 1960 after having produced The World Tonight for two years (winning the Peabody Award in 1059), the Big News of 1957, 1958 and 1959 and such documentaries as Blitzkrieg, Fall of France, Battle of Britain, and The Krushchev Tour. Bloom joined CBS in 1955 as Senior Writer of News after having worked on the New York Herald Tribune for nine years, the last three of which he was Assistant City Editor. Born in New York City in 1924, he attended New York University before joining the Army Air Force in 1942 as a navigator . He served with the 10th Air Force in the China-Burma-India theatre. Dan Bloom retired from CBS News in September 1983 after serving three years as a producer in the Los Angeles bureau. In August 1985, Bloom died. He was 61 years old.