An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Rakestraw, Caroline Leiding

(June 28, 1912-Oct. 29, 1993). Broadcast media pioneer for the Episcopal Church. She was a native of Atlanta, Georgia, and served as executive secretary to the Bishop of Atlanta and produced his radio talks. In 1954 she founded and became the first executive director of the Episcopal Radio-TV Foundation. She won awards for her television work and retired in 1980. See Episcopal Radio-TV Foundation. She died in Atlanta.

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