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Robert Bendiner

Robert Bendiner, American writer, editor. Guggenheim fellow, 1962-1963; grantee Carnegie Fund; recipient Benjamin Franklin Magazine award University Illinois, 1955, National Education Association award, 1960. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1945. Member National Press Club.

Background

  • Bendiner, Robert was born on December 15, 1909 in Pittsburgh. Son of William and Lillian (Schwartz) Bendiner.

  • Education

    • Student, City College of New York, 1933. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Long Island University, 1994.

    Career

    • Managing editor The Nation, New York City, 1937-1944, associate editor, 1946-1950, free-lance writer, 1951-1968, 78–. Lecturer, program chairman Wellesley Summer Institute Social Progress, 1946-1953. Member faculty Salzburg Seminary in American Studies, 1956.

      Visiting lecturer journalism Wesleyan University (Connecticut), 1983.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1945. Member National Press Club. Clubs: Coffee House (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Rosenberg, December 24, 1934 (deceased). Children: David, William (deceased), Margaret.
    • father: William Bendiner
    • mother: Lillian (Schwartz) Bendiner
    • spouse: Kathryn Rosenberg
    • children: David Bendiner
    • William Bendiner (deceased)
    • Margaret Bendiner
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    Born December 15, 1909
    Nationality
    • 1933
      City College of New York
    • 1994
      Long Island University
    • 1937 - 1944
      Managing editor The Nation