Alfred Friendly

Journalist, Author

1911 – 1983

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Who was Alfred Friendly?

Alfred Friendly was an American journalist, editor and writer for the Washington Post. He began his career as a reporter with the Post in 1939 and became Managing Editor in 1955. In 1967 he covered the Mideast War for the Post in a series of articles for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1968. He is credited with bringing the Post from being a local paper to having a position of national prominence.

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Born
Dec 30, 1911
Salt Lake City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Amherst College
Died
Nov 7, 1983
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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