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Leonard Slater

Leonard Slater, American writer, editor. Member Authors Guild.

Background

  • Slater, Leonard was born on July 15, 1920 in New York City. Son of Max and Jean (Lenobel) Slater.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, University Michigan, 1941.

    Career

    • Reporter, writer, White House and Pentagon NBC News, Washington, 1941-1944. Correspondent Washington bureau, White House and Pentagon Time magazine, 1945-1947. Correspondent Eastern Europe and Middle East Newsweek magazine, New York City, associate editor, bureau chief Los Angeles, 1947-1958.

      Senior editor, columnist McCalls' magazine, New York and Europe, 1958-1964. Free-lance writer, editor, from 1964.

    Works

    • The Pledge
    • The story of an incredible and dramatic race against time to provide a state not yet born with an Air Force and weapons to defend itself an epic that contained heroism, farce and endless contradictions.
    • The Pledge
    • The story of an incredible and dramatic race against time to provide a state not yet born with an Air Force and weapons to defend itself an epic that contained heroism, farce and endless contradictions.
    • ALY A Biography of the Late Aly Khan
    • Aly examines "The Great Lover" - the myth and the reality- and tells for the first time, the whole strange life story of the remarkable man whom few women could resist.

    Membership

    Member Authors Guild.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Moorsteen, 1946. Children: Amy, Lucy.
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    Born July 15, 1920
    Died May 9, 2005
    (aged 84)
    • 1941
      University Michigan
    • 1945 - 1947
      correspondent Washington bureau
    • 1947 - 1958
      correspondent Eastern Europe and Middle East Newsweek magazine
    • 1958 - 1964
      senior, editor