Morley Safer of 60 Minutes and “Tango Finlandia” Dies

Morley Safer, a CBS television correspondent who brought the horrors of the Vietnam War into the living rooms of America in the 1960s and was a mainstay of the network’s news-magazine “60 Minutes” for almost five decades, died on Thursday at his home in Manhattan. He was 84.  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/19/business/media/morley-safer-dies.html

While more renown for his other more serious reporting,  he introduced    “Tango Finlandia” to the world in 1993 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgcyf11Lgao) noting all those well known Finnish traits disappear on the dance floor.  His Tango piece has spawned academic research: http://www.academia.edu/8852306/Cultural_frames_Loci_of_intercultural_communication_asynchrony_in_a_CBS_60_Minute_news_segment

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