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The Paris Bureau’s Patricia Thompson dies

The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.
December 22, 2010


The New York Times reports that Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Patricia Thompson has died in Paris at the age of 63. Thompson, a Paris-based American television producer, passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage, according to her husband, Jim Bittermann, a CNN correspondent. She was the founder of The Paris Bureau, a production company that made content for American networks and cable channels and recently made a documentary, The Cheese Nun.

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