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Robert Bendiner, American writer, editor. Guggenheim fellow, 1962-1963; grantee Carnegie Fund; recipient Benjamin Franklin Magazine award University Illinois, 1955, National Education Association award, 1960. Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1945. Member National Press Club.

Background

Bendiner, Robert was born on December 15, 1909 in Pittsburgh. Son of William and Lillian (Schwartz) Bendiner.

Education

Student, City College of New York, 1933. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Long Island University, 1994.

Career

Managing editor, The Nation, New York City, 1937-1944;associate editor, The Nation, New York City, 1946-1950;free-lance writer, The Nation, New York City, 1951-1968, 78—. Lecturer, program chairman Wellesley Summer Institute Social Progress, 1946-1953. Member Faculty Salzburg Seminary in American Studies, 1956.

Visiting lecturer public affairs Wesleyan University (Connecticut), 1983.

Works

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1945. Member National Press Club. Clubs: Coffee House (New York City).

Connections

Married Kathryn Rosenberg, December 24, 1934 (deceased). Children: David, William (deceased), Margaret.

father:
William Bendiner

mother:
Lillian (Schwartz) Bendiner

spouse:
Kathryn Rosenberg

children:
David Bendiner

William Bendiner (deceased)

Margaret Bendiner