During the 1920s, Lowell Thomas was a magazine writer and editor. It was
on September 29, 1930 that he debuted as a broadcaster with the NBC radio
Blue network, delivering a nightly news and commentary program. Thomas
later worked for CBS News during his long globetrotting career. He was
inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989. Lowell Thomas died in
1981 at age 89.