Barry Petersen

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Barry Petersen is a CBS News Correspondent.[1] He has reported on wars, natural disasters, Paris fashions, the fading popularity of Welsh choirs, and the return of American jazz to Shanghai, China.[1] He has worked for CBS News for more than three decades.[1]

After attending high school in Sidney, Montana, he studied at the Medill School of Journalism.[2][3]

Petersen wrote about his wife's diagnosis with early onset of Alzheimer's disease in 2005, in a work entitled "Jan’s Story: Love lost to the long goodbye of Alzheimer's", which was published in June 2010.[1][4] Jan was also a CBS News journalist,[1] reporting from both Japan and the former Soviet Union for CBS News Radio, CBS News Sunday Morning, and the CBS Weekend News.


  1. ^ a b c d e "An Interview with Barry Petersen, Part 1". Mature Lifestyles. Seffner, Florida: news Connection U.S.A., Inc. February 2011.  Interview conducted by Gary Barg of
  2. ^ "CBS News' Barry Petersen visits Great Falls for Alzheimer's talk". 2010-06-25. Retrieved 2014-03-22. 
  3. ^ "Barry Petersen". The Women's Conference. Retrieved 2014-03-22. 
  4. ^ "Barry Petersen". CBS News. 9 October 2002. 

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