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Calder Marcus Pickett

Calder Marcus Pickett was American journalism educator. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award Standard Oil Foundation, 1967, Frank Luther Mott award, 1969, George Foster Peabody award, 1974, Health Opportunities for People Everywhere award University Kansas, 1975, Mortar Board award University Kansas, 1983, Armstrong Broadcasting award, 1983, Chancellor's Club Career Teaching award, 1987.

Background

  • Pickett, Calder Marcus was born on July 26, 1921 in Providence. Son of Leland M. and Julia (Gessel) Pickett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Utah State University, 1944. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1959.

    Career

    • Copy editor Salt Lake (City) Tribune, 1946, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, 1948-1949. Instructor Utah State University, Logan, 1946-1948, University Denver, 1949-1951. Professor University Kansas, Lawrence, since 1951, Oscar Stauffer professor Journalism, 1973-1977, Clyde M. Reed professor Journalism, 1985-1988, retired, 1988.

    Works

    • Author: Ed Howe: Country Town Philosopher, 1968. Author, editor: Voices of the Past, 1977. Writer, producer, narrator radio program The American Past.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Personality

    Interests

    History, music.

    Connections

    • Married Nola Agricola, March 20, 1947. Children: Carolyn Zeligman, Kathleen Jenson.
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    Born July 26, 1921
    • 1944
      Utah State University
    • 1948
      Northwestern University
    • 1959
      University Minnesota
    • 1946 - 1948
      instructor, Utah State University
      Logan, Utah, United States
    • 1946
      Copy editor Salt Lake (City) Tribune
    • 1948 - 1949
      Copy editor Salt Lake (City) Tribune
      Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
    • 1949 - 1951
      instructor, Utah State University
    • 1951
      professor, University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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