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Norman Cousins, American Author, lecturer. Member Hiroshima Peace Center Associates; trustee Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Menninger Foundation, Ruth Mott Foundation; Member World Association World Federalists (president), P.E.N., United Nations Association (director) United States), Council Foreign Relations, National Academy Sciences (commission on international relations).

Background

Cousins, Norman was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey, United States. Son of Samuel and Sara (Miller) Cousins.

Education

Doctor of Letters (honorary), American University, 1948. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Denison University, 1954. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Syracuse University, 1956.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Newark State College, 1958. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Michigan State University, University North Carolina, 1969. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Albion College, 1972.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Incarnate Word College, 1980. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Boston University, 1951. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Elmira College, 1951.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Chapman College, 1953. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Colby College, 1953. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Ripon College, Wilmington College, 1957.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Rhode Island College Education, 1958. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Western Michigan University, 1960. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Temple University, 1961.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Maryville College, Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1976. HHD (honorary), Albright College, 1955. HHD (honorary), Manchester College, 1966.

HHD (honorary), Lafayette College, 1967. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Vermont, 1957. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Colgate University, 1959.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Adelphi College, 1960. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Rhode Island, 1965. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Creighton University, 1967.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Chapman College, 1968. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Brandeis University, 1969. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Denver University, 1972.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Alabama, University Arizona, 1973. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), St. Olaf College, Minnesota, 1976. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Colorado, Kalamazoo College, 1980.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Occidental College, Hebrew Union College, Texas Christian University, 1982. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Santa Clara, 1984. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Massachusetts School Professional Psychology, 1988.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Washington & Jefferson University, 1956. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Bridgeport, 1965. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Aquinas College, 1969.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), George Washington University, 1982. Doctor Social Science (honorary), Duquesne University, 1972. Doctor Creative Science (honorary), Butler University, 1978.

Doctor of Medicine (honorary), New Haven County Medical Association/Connecticut State Medical Society, 1984.

Career

Literature editor, managing editor, Current History magazine, 1935-1940;editor, Saturday Review, 1940-1971, 73-77;Chairman of the Board editors, Saturday Review, 1978;editor emeritus, Saturday Review, 1980-1982. Adjunct Professor School Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles., 1978-1990. Chairman board directors National Ednl. television, 1969-1970.

Chairman National Programming Council for Public television, 1970-1971. Editor United States of America. Member editorial board Overseas bureau O.W.I., World World War II.

United States Government lecturer (Smith Mundt) in, India, Pakistan, Ceylon, 1951, Japan-American Exchange lecturer, Japan, 1953. Chairman Connecticut Fact Finding Commision on Education, 1948-1952. Co-chairman Citizens' Committee for Nuclear Test Ban Treaty;member Commission to Study Organisation Peace.

Honorary president United World Federalists. Chairman Committee Culture and Intellectual Exchange, International Cooperation Year, 1965, Mayor's Task Force Air Pollution, New York City, from 1966.

Works

Membership

Member Hiroshima Peace Center Associates. Trustee Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Menninger Foundation, Ruth Mott Foundation. Member World Association World Federalists (president), P.E.N., United Nations Association (director United States), Council Foreign Relations, National Academy of Sciences (commission on international relations) Clubs: Coffee House, National Press, Overseas Press, Century Assn, Pilgrims American.

Connections

Married Ellen Kopf, June 23, 1939. Children: Andrea, Amy Loveman, Candis Hitzig, Sara Kit.

father:
Samuel Cousins

mother:
Sara (Miller) Cousins

spouse:
Ellen Kopf

children:
Andrea Cousins

Amy Loveman Cousins

Candis Hitzig Cousins

Sara Kit Cousins