Interview: Carmen Brutto
Date of Interview: September 9, 2005
Place of Interview: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Interviewer: Russ Eshleman
Carmen Brutto was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, in 1923. He graduated from Temple University and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked at the Evening News and then joined the staff of the Patriot in Harrisburg. He became the Capitol Hill reporter for the Patriot (later the Patriot-News) in 1961 and covered state politics. He retired from the Patriot-News in 1993.
Brutto speaks about his family and growing up in Shenandoah; about studying journalism at Temple; about serving in World War II; about his first jobs at the Evening News in Shenandoah; and about covering the state government for the Patriot-News in Harrisburg for 32 years.