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Richard Cole Longworth

journalist , writer

Richard Cole Longworth, American journalist, writer. With United States Army, 1957-1958. Member Council Foreign Relations New York, Association American Corrs. in London, International Music Foundation (director), Educational Foundation for Nuclear science (director).

Background

Longworth, Richard Cole was born on March 13, 1935 in Des Moines. Son of Wallace Harlan and Helen (Cole) Longworth.

Education

BJ, Northwestern University, 1957. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1969.

Career

Reporter United Press International, Chicago, 1958-1960, parliamentary correspondent London, 1960-1965, correspondent Moscow, 1965-1968, Vienna, 1969-1972, diplomatic correspondent Brussels, 1972-1976. Economic and international affairs reporter Chicago Tribune, 1976-1986, business editor, economic columnist, 1987-1988, chief European correspondent, 1988-1991, senior writer, 1991—2002, senior correspondent, 2002—2003. International affairs commentator Station WBEZ-FM, Chicago, since 1984.

Executive director Global Chicago Center of Chicago, Council on Foreign Relations, 2003—2006. Senior fellow Chicago Council Global Affairs, since 2006. Adjunct professor Northwestern University, since 1998, guest scholar, 2001.

Distinguished visiting scholar DePaul University, 2008-2010.

Membership

With United States Army, 1957-1958. Member Council Foreign Relations New York, Association American Corrs. in London, International Music Foundation (director), Educational Foundation for Nuclear science (director).

Connections

Married Barbara Bem, July 19, 1958. Children: Peter, Susan.