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Sidney Sulkin

Sidney Sulkin, American editor, writer. Advisory committee Jewish Public Library.; board member Writers Center; Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild, Poetry Society of America, Dramatists Guild, Writers Watch (past president), Provincetown Art Association, National Press Club, Harvard Club.

Background

  • Sulkin, Sidney was born on February 2, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank Sam and Celia (Glazer) Sulkin.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Boston Public Latin School, 1935. Bachelor cum laude, Harvard College, 1939.

    Career

    • Editorial assistant Howell-Soskin Public Company, New York City, 1940-1941. Chief World Wide English Programs, Voice of America, 1943-1944. Chief news American Broadcasting Station in Europe, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces , London, 1945.

      With psychological warfare division Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces , The Hague, The Netherlands, 1945. Director Northern and Eastern Europe United States International Book Association, New York City and Stockholm, 1945-1947. Special Scandinavian correspondent Columbia Broadcasting System-News, Stockholm, 1945-1947.

      Consultant United States Military Government in Germany, 1947. Commentator Station Washburn Crosby Company, Minneapolis, 1947. Chief Washington bureau Voice of America, 1949-1953.

      Editorial director National Issues Committee, Washington, 1953-1955. Associate editor Changing Times Magazine, 1955-1962, senior editor, 1962-1971, managing editor, 1971-1975, editor, 1975-1981. Director Kiplinger Washington Editors, 1975-1981.

      Playwright-in-residence Shakespeare-under-Stars festival, Tucson, 1981. Instructor creative writing Writer's Center, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1987, University Maryland, College Park, 1989-1991.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Advisory committee Jewish Public Library. Board member Writers Center. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild, Poetry Society of America, Dramatists Guild, Writers Watch (past president), Provincetown Art Association, National Press Club, Harvard Club.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Ann Levenson, October 4, 1950. 1 child, Jonathan Leigh.
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    Born February 2, 1918
    Died June 29, 1995
    (aged 77)
    • 1935
      Boston Public Latin School
    • 1939
      Harvard College
    • 1940 - 1941
      Editorial assistant, Howell-Soskin Public Company
    • 1943 - 1944
      chief World Wide English Programs
    • 1945
      chief news American Broadcasting Station in Europe
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1945
      with psychological warfare division Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces
      The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
    • 1945 - 1947
      special Scandinavian correspondent Columbia Broadcasting System-News
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1945 - 1947
      director, Northern and Eastern Europe United States International Book Association
    • 1947
      commentator Station Washburn Crosby Company
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1947
      consultant, United States Military Government in Germany
    • 1949 - 1953
      chief Washington bureau Voice of American
    • 1953 - 1955
      editorial director, National Issues Committee
      Washington, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      associate editor Changing Times Magazine
    • 1975 - 1981
      associate editor Changing Times Magazine
    • 1975 - 1981
      director, Kiplinger Washington Editors
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