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Vera Hilda Hirschberg, American writer. Recipient Outstanding Service citation The White House, 1973, Meritorious Service award Department Treasury, 1977, Exceptional Performance award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1982, Exceptional Service medal, 1988. Art information volunteer National Gallery of Art; Member Executive Women in Government (founding member 1973), Zionist Organization American, Washington Concert Opera Society.

Background

Hirschberg, Vera Hilda was born on September 19, 1929 in New York City. Daughter of Bernard and Minnie (Margolis) Lieberman.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1950.

Career

Staff writer, Pacific Stars and Stripes, Tokyo, 1956-1964;correspondent, Newsweek, Guatemala, 1964-1965;transportation staff writer, New York Journal Commerce, Washington, 1969-1970;transportation editor, National Journal Magazine, Washington, 1970-1972;director women's programs, presidential speechwriter, The White House, Washington, 1972-1974;director technical transfer, Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1974-1975;deputy special assistant to Secretary Public Affairs, Department Treasury, Washington, 1975-1977;press secretary, United States Sen. William Roth, Junior, Washington, January to December 1977;editorial consultant various government and non-government clients, 1977-1978;public affairs director, White House Conference on Library. and Information Superior vena cava syndrome, Washington, 1978-1980;senior writer, administrator's speechwriter, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1980-1992;consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Avocations: gourmet cooking, foreign travel, reading, museums, art collecting. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

Membership

Art information volunteer National Gallery of Art. Member Executive Women in Government (founding member 1973), Zionist Organization American, Washington Concert Opera Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gourmet cooking, foreign travel, reading, museums, art collecting.

Connections

Married Peter Hirschberg, August 21, 1949 (deceased 2002). Children: Karen Hirschberg Reses, Paul.

father:
Bernard Lieberman

mother:
Minnie (Margolis) Lieberman

spouse:
Peter Hirschberg

children:
Karen Hirschberg Reses Hirschberg

Paul Hirschberg