Journalist Ted Koppel

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Ted Koppel is a Jewish news broadcaster well known the world over. Perhaps most famous for the evening news show “Nightline,” Koppel has been a major figurehead for ABC, NPR, the BBC and NBC. Perhaps less well known is his Holocaust past—Koppel’s parents were both Jewish-German refugees who fled to the UK during Hitler’s rise. We’ve compiled here five other interesting facts about this journalism legend.