Russ Bensley shows the Emmy Award he received
for his work as a news producer. (Photo by Mary
He’s still a newsman.
When I interviewed Russ Bensley at the start of November, he detailed his years as a senior producer for CBS News during what is generally considered the golden age of broadcast journalism.
Bensley, who lives in Flossmoor, was the producer of the “CBS Evening News” when Walter Cronkite was “the most trusted man in America.”
He did on-the . . .