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Kenneth Y Tomlinson
Kenneth Y Tomlinson

The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Washington Times have articles about former Voice of America (VOA) Director and former Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Ken Tomlinson who died last week in Virginia. He was 69. His son Lucas said that the cause of death was a melanoma.

SCHULZ: At VOA, Ken Tomlinson ‘helped bring down the Evil Empire’: Reagan-era Voice of America chief edited American values back into nation’s news, William Schulz, The Washington Times, May 8, 2014.

Kenneth Tomlinson, Conservative Voice in Broadcast Oversight, Dies at 69, Douglas Martin, The New York Times, May 7, 2014.

Kenneth Y. Tomlinson dies at 69; former Reader’s Digest editor and CPB chairman, Emily Langer, The Washington Post, May 6, 2014.