John Sughrue

John Sughrue, a network news director and award winning documentary producer, died Feb. 10 of lung cancer in New York. He was 67.

Sughrue joined NBC News in the 1950s and directed the network’s 1956 Democratic National Convention coverage.

His film “The Louvre” won a George Foster Peabody Award and two Emmys in 1965.

He is survived by two sisters, two sons and a daughter.

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