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Harold Weisberg served as an Office of Strategic Services officer during World War II, a U.S. Senate staff member and investigative reporter, an investigator for the Senate Committee on Civil Liberties, and a U.S. State Department intelligence analyst who devoted 40 years of his life to researching and writing about the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King.

Background

Weisberg, Harold was born on April 8, 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frederick and Sarah (Spiegel) Weisberg.

Education

Student, University Delaware, 1931-1934;Doctor of Humane Letters, Hood College, 1993.

Career

Contributing writer, Philadelphia Sunday Ledger, 1932-1934;reporter, Morning News, Wilmington, Delaware, 1932-1936;investigator, editor, United States Senate, Washington, 1936-1939;correspondent, freelance writer, Washington, 1939-1942;intelligence analyst, unites states department State, Office Strategic Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1943-1947;editor news and special events, Washington's Good Music Station WGMS, 1947-1948;writer, investigator, Hyattstown, Frederick, Maryland., since 1963.

Works

Membership

Corporal United States Army, 1942-1944.

Connections

Married Lillian Stone, August 3, 1942.

father:
Frederick Weisberg

mother:
Sarah (Spiegel) Weisberg

spouse:
Lillian Stone