Quincy Howe

Journalist, Author

1900 – 1977

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Who was Quincy Howe?

Quincy Howe was an American journalist, best known for his CBS radio broadcasts during World War II. He was the son of Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe.

Howe served as director of the American Civil Liberties Union before the Second World War, and as chief editor at Simon & Schuster from 1935 to 1942. He left CBS in 1947 to join ABC. In the fall of 1955, he hosted four episodes of the 26-week prime time series Medical Horizons on ABC before he was replaced in that capacity by Don Goddard.

Howe moderated the fourth and final Kennedy/Nixon debate on October 21, 1960. Howe retired from broadcasting in 1974. He died from cancer of the larynx.

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Born
Aug 17, 1900
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
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  • American Broadcasting Company
    (1947 - )
  • CBS
    ( - 1947)
  • Chief Editor, Simon & Schuster
    (1935 - 1942)
  • Titles in academia, American Civil Liberties Union
Died
Feb 17, 1977

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on July 23, 2013

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