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Lawrence Lader

Lawrence Lader, American writer. Recipient Benjamin Franklin Magazine award, 1969, Certified Distinction, National Organization of Women, 1989; named Feminist Majority Feminist of Year, 1992.

Background

  • Lader, Lawrence was born on August 6, 1919 in New York City. Son of Ludwig and Myrtle (Powell) Lader.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1941.

    Career

    • With press department ABC, 1941-1942. Contributing editor Coronet magazine, 1946. Feature editor Glamour magazine, 1953.

      Lecturer New York University, 1957-1959, Philips Brooks Association, Harvard, from 1962. Regular contributor American Heritage, Reader's Digest, New York Times magazines, others, from 1941. Executive director Hugh Moore Fund, 1966-1967.

      Foreign correspondent Arab-Israel War, 1948, other overseas assignments, 1951, 55, 57. Adjunct associate professor journalism New York University, 1967-1972.

    Works

    • A Private Matter
    • Lader spotlights the struggle for abortion rights, discusses the brutal clinic murders in Pensacola and Boston, and argues that RU 486 could markedly reduce clinical abortions by making the termination of a pregnancy a 'private matter'.
    • A Private Matter
    • Lader spotlights the struggle for abortion rights, discusses the brutal clinic murders in Pensacola and Boston, and argues that RU 486 could markedly reduce clinical abortions by making the termination of a pregnancy a 'private matter'.
    • A Private Matter
    • Lader spotlights the struggle for abortion rights, discusses the brutal clinic murders in Pensacola and Boston, and argues that RU 486 could markedly reduce clinical abortions by making the termination of a pregnancy a 'private matter'.

    Membership

    Chairman executive committee National Abortion Rights Action League, 1969-1972, chairman board, 1972-1976. President Abortion Rights Mobilization, since 1976. Served to lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

    Officer-in-charge New York Troop Information, Armed Forces Radio Service. Member Authors Guild. Clubs: Harvard, Century Association (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Jean MacInnis, August 24, 1942 (divorced January 1946). Married Joan Summers, September 27, 1961. 1 daughter, Wendy Summers.
    • father: Ludwig Lader
    • mother: Myrtle (Powell) Lader
    • spouses: Jean MacInnis
    • Joan Summers
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    Born August 6, 1919
    Died March 7, 2006
    (aged 86)
    Nationality
    • 1941
      Harvard University
    • 1941 - 1942
      With press department American Broadcasting Company
    • 1946
      contributing editor Coronet magazine
    • 1948
      foreign correspondent Arab-Israel War
    • 1951
      foreign correspondent Arab-Israel War
    • 1953
      feature editor Glamour magazine
    • 1957 - 1959
      lecturer, New York University
    • 1966 - 1967
      executive, director Hugh Moore Fund
    • 1967 - 1972
      adjunct associate, professor journalism New York University
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