Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1941.
Writer-researcher Office of War Information, Washington, 1942-1943. Reporter New York Post, 1943-1945. Free-lance editor, writer, 1945-1963.
Editor American Heritage magazine, New York City, 1963-1988.
Married Spencer Klaw, July 5, 1941. Children: Joanna Klaw Schultz, Susan Klaw (Del Tredici), Rebecca Klaw (Feldman), Margaret Klaw (Metcalfe).