R.I.P. Garrick Utley

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    Veteran broadcast newsman Garrick Utley dies at 74
    Garrick Utley, who worked as a globetrotting foreign correspondent during the flush decades of network news, has died at age 74 of prostate cancer, his wife of 40 years said Friday.
    "He has been fighting -- as you always call it -- prostate cancer for two years," Gertje Utley said. "He had a very, very rare, very aggressive kind."
    He died Thursday night at his home in New York overlooking Central Park, she said.
    "He was really the old kind of journalist," she said of her husband, who reported from more than 75 countries. "He was the old kind of trenchcoat-clad journalist who wrote