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Newspaper reporter , author

Morton Abner Mintz, American writer, reporter. Recipient Heywood Broun, Raymond Clapper, George Polk awards for journalism, 1962, A.J. Liebling award, 1974, Worth Bingham Memorial award, 1976, Columbia Journalism award, 1983, Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment award for lifetime achievement, 1996. Member of Committee Concerned Journalists.

Background

Mintz, Morton Abner was born on January 26, 1922 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of William and Sarah (Solomon) Mintz.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Michigan, 1943.

Career

Reporter St. Louis Star-Times, 1946-1950. Reporter, assistant city editor St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1951-1958. Reporter Washington Post, 1958-1988.

Former chair Fund for Investigative Journalism. Senior advisor niemanwatchdog.org. Director Project on Government Oversight, since 1997.

Works

Membership

Member of Committee Concerned Journalists.

Connections

Married Anita Inez Franz, August 30, 1946. Children– Margaret Ruth, Elizabeth Diane (deceased), Roberta Joan, Daniel Robert.

father:
William Mintz

mother:
Sarah (Solomon) Mintz

spouse:
Anita Inez Franz

children:
Margaret Ruth Mintz

Elizabeth Diane Mintz (deceased)

Roberta Joan Mintz

Daniel Robert Mintz