Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1929.
Staff writer, Time magazine, 1929, continuing as managing editor, later director Radio Program division Time, Inc. and editorial writer for Life Magazine until 1948. Senior editor Newsweek, since 1955.
Clubs: Princeton, Players (New York).
Married Lula Lee Bacon, September 2, 1931.; married second, Marta Brodie, November 21, 1954. Children: Amanda Lee, Mary Bacon.