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Julia Spalding Edwards, American Journalist. Recipient Overseas Press Club Citation for Excellence, 1989. Member National Press Club, Overseas Press Club (chairman Washington 1969-1973), Author's Guild. F C.

Background

Edwards, Julia Spalding was born on October 6, 1920 in Louisville. Daughter of James P. and Margaret (Wathen) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Barnard College, 1940; Master of Science, Columbia, 1942.

Career

Postgraduate international relations, 1966. Reporter Baltimore Sun, 1942-1944. Re-writeman Chicago Daily News, 1944-1945.

Correspondent to Frankfurt bureau chief Stars and Stripes, Germany, 1946-1948. Washington correspondent Pulliam Newspapers, 1949-1950. Editor United States Information Agency, Washington, Tokyo, 1951-1952.

Managing editor Worldwide Press Ser., New York City, 1953-1954. Public information director Research Institute American, 1955-1956. Independent foreign correspondent, writer, editor New York City, 1957-1967.

Chief World Affairs Bureau, Washington, 1968-1986. Corresponding news agencies, magazines, Korea, Vietnam, Germany, Japan, China, more than 100 others.

Works

Membership

Member National Press Club, Overseas Press Club (chairman Washington 1969-1973), Author's Guild. F C.

Connections

father:
James P. Edwards

mother:
Margaret (Wathen) Edwards