Newseum Exec Max C. Page Dies at 60

By: Max C. Page, a top executive at the Newseum and a former broadcast journalist, has died.

Page oversaw design and construction of the journalism museum's new building in downtown Washington. He died on Sept. 15, his 60th birthday, at his home in Vienna, Va. He suffered a heart attack.

Page was a deputy director and vice president of the Newseum. He joined the Freedom Forum, the Newseum's major financial backer, in 1992.

Before that, Page worked for Gannett Co. in its television operations. He was also a broadcast executive for WXIA-TV in Atlanta, WNEP-TV in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and WFAA-TV in Dallas.

The museum says Page is survived by his wife of 37 years, Katy, three daughters and a grandson.


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