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Peter Maer

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Peter Maer is a veteran White House reporter and served over 25 years as a CBS correspondent, covering every political convention, campaign, and election from Carter to Obama. He is a five-time recipient of the prestigious Merriman Smith Award for Presidential Coverage Under Deadline Pressure and was honored with Overseas Press Club citations for his coverage of the devastating 1985 earthquake in Mexico City. He was also among the group reporters and administration staffers evacuated from the White House on September 11th. Throughout his career, Mr. Maer has served as a voice for the Jewish community and carried out secret interviews with "Refuseniks,” Jews in the Soviet Union who were denied permission to emigrate to Israel, and reported on President Clinton from Air Force One as he led the delegation to the funeral of Israeli Prime Minister Rabin.


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