Richard F. Newcomb, a graduate of Rutgers College, served as a wartime naval correspondent during World War II and received a Purple Heart. He is a retired news editor of the Associated Press and the author of six books, including 'Abandon Ship!', 'Savo', and 'Iwo Jima'. He has been called "one of the pioneers of narrative nonfiction. Wikipedia*
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Richard Newcomb has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Committee. The year with the most videos was 1991 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 187 views per program.