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Ex-director of UA journalism program dies

Don Carson (Source: University of Arizona) Don Carson (Source: University of Arizona)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Donald W. Carson, who was the director of the UA School of Journalism from 1978 to 1985 died on Thursday, Feb. 1. He was 85.

According to a release from the University of Arizona, Carson was a 1954 journalism graduate at the university.

After a career that took him to the Arizona Daily Star and The Associated Press in Phoenix and Washington DC as a reporter, Carson joined the UA faculty in 1966.

He retired in 1997.

To read more about Carson's work, read the release from the UA School of Journalism HERE.

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