Frank Bourgholtzer, NBC newsman was 90

Frank Bourgholtzer was the first full time White House correspondent for NBC News, where he worked for 40 years. He died Friday in Santa Monica, according to an NBC story from George Lewis of the Los Angeles bureau. After the White House and stints at NBC's bureaus in Cold War Europe, Bourgholtzer joined the NBC bureau in Los Angeles in 1969 and remained there until his retirement in 1986.

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