Lester Martin Crystal
Television News Producer and President of NBC News
A Notable Jewish Professional from the Greater Duluth-Superior Region

Lester Martin Crystal (1934-2020) was a television executive. He was a producer and president of NBC News and the founding executive producer for the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour.

Lester was born in Duluth to Sara Toby David and Isadore S Crystal. More information on his two sets of grandparents, Rachel Beckkes and Jacob Crystal and Esther Golden and Harry Davis can be found in the password protected section of this website.

A summary of information about Lester is shown in the Wikipedia clipping below. There is more on the full Wikipedia page at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lester_Crystal.

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More information about Lester can be found in the attached two news articles that were published following his death: ................... PBS News Hour ................... The New York Times

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