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Walter Goodman

Walter Goodman, American author, editor. Pulitzer prize finalist, 1990; Guggenheim fellow, 1974. Member American Civil Liberties Union, P.E.N.

Background

  • Goodman, Walter was born on August 22, 1927 in New York City. Son of Hyman and Sadie (Rybakof) Goodman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Syracuse University, 1949. Master of Arts, Reading University, England, 1953.

    Career

    • Editor New York Times, New York City, since 1974, member editorial board, since 1977, critic, since 1983. Senior writer, since 1996. Executive editor W National Educational Television, 1979-1980, director humanities programming, 1980-1983.

      Lecturer Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, Breadloaf Writers Conference, Columbia University School Journalism.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Civil Liberties Union, P.E.N.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Egan, February 10, 1951. Children: Hal, Bennet.
    Walter Goodman
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    Born August 22, 1927
    • 1949
      Syracuse University
    • 1953
      Reading University
    • 1974
      Editor New York Times
    • 1983
      Editor New York Times
    • 1996
      senior, writer

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