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Ralph de Toledano

Ralph de Toledano, Central African columnist, writer, poet. Recipient Freedoms Foundation award, 1950, 61, 74; Americanism award Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1953; Distinguished Journalism fellow Heritage Foundation.

Background

  • Toledano, Ralph de was born on August 17, 1916 in International Zone of Tangier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Columbia College, 1938. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1943.

    Career

    • Founder, co-editor Cross-Town, 1932-1933. Founder, co-editor Jazz Information, 1938-1939. Associate editor The New Leader, 1941-1943.

      Editor The Standard, 1946. Managing editor Plain Talk, 1946-1947. Public director Dress Joint Board, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, 1947-1948.

      Assistant editor Newsweek, 1948, national reports editor, 1950-1960, assistant chief Washington Bureau, 1956-1960. Syndicated columnist King Features, 1960-1971, National News Research Syndicate, 1971-1974, Copley News Service, 1974-1989, Heritage Features Syndicate, 1989-1991, Creators Syndicate, 1991-1998, National News Research Syndicate, 1998—2007. Editor House Republican Leadership report American Military Strength and Strategy, 1960.

      Chief Washington Bureau, Taft Broadcasting Company, 1960-1961. Director political intelligence Goldwater Presidential Campaign, 1963-1964. Contributing editor National Review, 1960—2001.

      President National News-Research, 1960—2007, Anthem Books, 1960—2007. Editor-in-chief Washington World, 1961-1962. Vice-chairman American Conserva-Union, 1965-1966.

      Member 20th Century Fund Task Force on Freedom Press, 1971-1972.

    Works

    • Frontiers of Jazz
    • Essays written by critics and sources ranging from Jean-Paul Sartre to Jelly Roll Morton detailing the anatomy of jazz�s musical elements to the forefathers of its style.
    • Spies, Dupes, and Diplomats
    • The author shows in the new and more controversial book that the Sorge spy ring was just one facet of a master plan for Communist victory in the Far East.

    Membership

    Board directors Americans for Constitutional Action, 1966-1967, Constructive Action, 1990-2000 With Office of Strategic Services, Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member International Mark Twain Society, Biblical Archeology Society, Dutch Treat Club (New York ), National Press Club, Naval and Military Club (London), American Legion (Commander Pershing/Non-Player Character post), Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Nora Romaine, July 6, 1938 (divorced 1964). Children: James, Paul Christopher. Married Eunice Marshall, April 19, 1979 (deceased August 1999).
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    Born August 17, 1916
    Died February 3, 2007
    (aged 90)
    • 1938
      Columbia College
    • 1943
      Cornell University
    • 1932 - 1933
      Founder
    • 1938 - 1939
      Founder
    • 1941 - 1943
      associate, editor The New Leader
    • 1946
      editor The Standard
    • 1946 - 1947
      managing editor Plain Talk
    • 1947 - 1948
      public director, ational Ladies Garment Workers Union
    • 1947 - 1948
      Intern, ational Ladies Garment Workers Union
    • 1948
      assistant, editor Newsweek
    • 1950 - 1960
      assistant, editor Newsweek
    • 1960 - 1971
      syndicated columnist King Features
    • 1960
      editor House Republican Leader, ship report American Military Strength and Strategy
    • 1960 - 1961
      chief Washington Bureau
    • 1960 - 2001
      contributing editor National Review
    • 1960 - 2007
      president, National News-Research
    • 1960 - 2007
      president, National News-Research
    • 1961 - 1962
      editor-in-chief Washington World
    • 1963 - 1964
      director, political intelligence Goldwater Presidential Campaign
    • 1971 - 1974
      syndicated columnist King Features
    • 1974 - 1989
      syndicated columnist King Features
    • 1989 - 1991
      syndicated columnist King Features
    • 1991 - 1998
      syndicated columnist King Features
    • 1998 - 2007
      syndicated columnist King Features
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