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Foreign correspondent , lecturer , writer , author

John McCook Roots, Born: Hankow, China, October 27, 1903Writer, lecturer, foreign correspondent ( art: lit.comm. media)author, lecturer, foreign correspondent. Recipient Washburn Prize for History, Harvard College, 1925.

Background

Roots, John McCook was born on October 27, 1903 in Hankow, China. Son of Logan Herbert and Eliza Lydia (McCook) R. Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard College, 1925. Contributor New York Times, Herald Tribune, Atlantic Monthly, Asia, Pace, Look, Reader's Digest, Time, Saturday Review, others, from 1927.

Education

Traveling representative, director Moral Re-Armament teams, South Africa, 1929-1931, United States, 1932, Great Britain, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Canada Belgium, East Africa, Greece, Middle East 1932-1968. Lecturer United States and Canada, 1964-1981. Foreign correspondent various publications, numerous countries including China, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Iran, 1927-1980.

Associate Up With People organization, 1968-1988. Author: Chou: a Biography of China's Legendary Chou En-lai, 1978.

Career

Traveling representative, director Moral Re-Armament teams, South Africa, 1929—1931, 1932, Great Britain, France, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Canada Belgium, East Africa, Greece, Middle East, 1932—1968. Associate Up With People organization, 1968—1988.

Membership

Clubs: Harvard (New York City), Army and Navy (Washington). Died July 26, 1988.

Connections

father:
Logan Herbert Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Eliza Lydia (McCook) R. Bachelor of Arts