Editor’s note: These are excerpts from Marvin Scott’s “Civility in America” at Ferguson Library in Stamford on Feb. 22, which was co-sponsored by the Dilenschneider Group and Hearst Connecticut Media.
Two of the basic words in the lexicon of civility are “Thank you.”
For generations, we responded with a simple “You’re welcome.” Nowadays, you’re more likely to get this response: “No problem.”
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of an Alaska snowboarder who was buried by an avalanche.
Bad weather had hampered the search for 39-year-old Marvin Scott of Ketchikan.
Alaska State Troopers say Scott was caught in an avalanche Sunday while snowboarding on Dude Mountain outside Ketchikan in southeast Alaska.
Alaska snowboarder buried under large avalanche
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Bad weather is hampering the search Monday for a 39-year-old Alaska snowboarder buried by an avalanche.
Alaska State Troopers say Marvin Scott of Ketchikan was caught in an avalanche reported to be 100 yards (91 meters) wide by 1,500 yards (1,371meters) long while snowboarding Sunday.
STAMFORD — Marvin Scott, news anchor for New York’s Channel 11, will speak on Civility in TV News at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Ferguson Library.
Scott, whose appearance is part of a series on Civility in America, is the author of “As I Saw It: A Reporter’s Intrepid Journey.”