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Joseph Newman, American Writer, prose, fiction, non-fiction ( art: literature)journalist, editor. Recipient award for reports on Russia Overseas Press Club, 1948; award for reports from London English-Speaking Union, 1953; for series on Castro's Cuba Sigma Delta Chi, 1961; Guggenheim fellow, 1957. Member editorial staff Japan Advertiser, Tokyo, 1938-1940.


Newman, Joseph was born on December 11, 1912 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jacob and Ida (Greenberg) Newman.


Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1935.


Member editorial staff Japan Advertiser, Tokyo, 1938—1940. Editorial writer New York Herald Tribune, 1962—1966, bureau chief Tokyo, 1940—1941, Buenos Aires, 1943—1946, Moscow, 1947—1949, Berlin, 1949—1950, London, 1950—1955, United Nations headquarters, New York City, 1958—1962. Producer/moderator weekly television program +37 Editorial Page Conference+38 Station WOR-television/ Radio-Keith-Orpheum, 1962—1964.

Interviewer Station W National Educational Television-television, WNEW-television, 1964—1966. Co-founder, directing editor book division United States News & World Report, Washington, 1967—1980.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Goodbye Japan, 1942, Cuba S.S.R., 1961, (book) A New Look at Red China, 1971. Editor: United States News and World Report Money Management Library, 200 Years- A Bicentennial Illustrated History of the United States, A Bicentennial Portrait of the American People, Our Country. Co-editor: A Watch on World Affairs, A Watch on the Economy, A Watch on Government.


Member editorial staff Japan Advertiser, Tokyo, 1938-1940. Clubs: National Press.


Married Lucia Meza Barros, July 22, 1949. Children: Lucia Ramona, Consuelo, Pia, Joseph Junior.

Jacob Newman

Ida (Greenberg) Newman

Lucia Meza Barros

Lucia Ramona Newman

Consuelo Newman

Pia Newman

Joseph Junior Newman