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Silent Key -- John Holliman

The CNN news space reporter John Holliman was killed today in
a car accident, according to this CNN News Item:

>  CNN Correspondent John Holliman dies in car crash 
> 'One of the most loved members of the CNN family'   September 12, 1998
>  Web posted at: 7:41 p.m. EDT (2341 GMT)  
>  ATLANTA (CNN) -- CNN National Correspondent John Holliman, one of the 
> 'boys of Baghdad' who reported exclusively from Iraq as bombs fell during 
> the Persian Gulf War, died early Saturday from injuries he received in a 
> car accident near his home in suburban Atlanta. He was 49.  
>     [snip ... on to some comments on his space activities]
>  At the time of his death, Holliman served as an Atlanta-based national 
> correspondent. One of his beats was to cover space exploration, and he 
> was the lead reporter for the Pathfinder mission to Mars in the summer 
> of 1997.  
>  Among his upcoming assignments was to co-anchor, with Walter Cronkite, 
> John Glenn's return to space.  
>  "I expect he'll be up there watching the mission from the heavens, 
> probably shouting, 'Holy cow, what a sight!'" Johnson said.  

A more detailed obituary can be read at 

His final report, filed Sep.09 covering Mir, Space Station and John
Glenn can be read at


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