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The Good Old Days in Darien -- An era of plenty for literary arts

April 15, 2010

Long before Woodward and Bernstein shed some light on the Nixonian Watergate machinations, Darien's Allen Keller was a highly regarded investigative reporter for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, now defunct. ...

Ridgefield notables: Lee B. Wood, Rockefellers’ dimes

December 13, 2019

Years later, sitting next to New York Gov. ... Lee Wood spent 64 years in journalism, working in Cleveland, Paris, and Oklahoma City before coming to New York in 1927 as an editor at The New York Telegram, a ...

Texan's lifelong love affair with baseball

October 7, 2020 |

Bartee Haile Gus Mancuso watched the seventh game of the World Series from the St. ... Bill Terry, the new manager of the New York Giants, welcomed Gus with open arms.  ... A sportswriter for the New York World ...

50 years later, Malcolm X is still asserting his influence

February 21, 2015 |

HANDOUT By Herman Hiller, New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection/ Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Reporters interview Malcolm X in 1964. ... By Herman Hiller, New York World-Telegram & Sun ...

Looking back: Oct. 19

October 18, 2013 |

Ekins of the New York World-Telegram beat out Dorothy Kilgallen of the New York Journal and Leo Kieran of the New York Times in a round-the-world race on commercial flights that lasted 18½ days. 1977: The ...

Amy Biancolli: Once and forever an ink-stained wretch

August 7, 2020 |

Soon I’ll be starting a new job covering a new kind of beat at a new kind of outlet, at least for me: I’ll be writing magazine-length features for Mad in America, a nonprofit webzine that challenges the ...

Richard Richter, founding president of Radio Free Asia, dies at 88

July 7, 2018 |

Richard William Richter was born Nov. 17, 1929, in New York City. He graduated from New York's Queens College in 1950. As a young man, he was a copy aide at The New York Times and a reporter for Newsday and the New York World-Telegram and Sun.

Haile: Texan changes Ike’s on White House run

February 15, 2019 |

The Texan’s first job out of college in 1932 was as a $19-a-week copy boy with The New York World-Telegram. ... In 1946 the newlyweds persuaded David Sarnoff, a close friend of McCrary’s, to give them a ...

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

June 23, 2017 |

Pressman launched his six-decade broadcast career after stints at New Jersey’s Newark Evening News and the New York World Telegram And Sun. ... The New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame inductee ...

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

June 23, 2017 |

Pressman launched his six-decade broadcast career after stints at New Jersey’s Newark Evening News and the New York World Telegram And Sun. ... The New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame inductee ...

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

June 23, 2017 |

Pressman launched his six-decade broadcast career after stints at New Jersey’s Newark Evening News and the New York World Telegram And Sun. ... The New York State Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame inductee ...

Active shooter drills should not be the ‘new normal’

September 27, 2019 |

It worries me that we have gone from the unthinkable of Sandy Hook to the new “normal” of mass shootings — almost weekly. ... On Wednesday afternoon, Newtown Action Alliance and dozens of groups and ...

Active shooter drills should not be the ‘new normal’

September 26, 2019 |

It worries me that we have gone from the unthinkable of Sandy Hook to the new “normal” of mass shootings — almost weekly. ... On Wednesday afternoon, Newtown Action Alliance and dozens of groups and ...

Longtime New York sports writer Phil Pepe dies at 80

December 14, 2015 |

By Mike Fitzpatrick The Associated Press NEW YORK Phil Pepe, a revered baseball writer and radio voice who spent more than five decades covering sports in New York, died Sunday. ... Pepe joined the Yankees beat ...

Longtime New York sports writer Phil Pepe dies at 80

December 14, 2015 |

By Mike Fitzpatrick The Associated Press NEW YORK Phil Pepe, a revered baseball writer and radio voice who spent more than five decades covering sports in New York, died Sunday. ... Pepe joined the Yankees beat ...

Longtime New York sports writer Phil Pepe dies at 80

December 14, 2015 |

By Mike Fitzpatrick The Associated Press NEW YORK Phil Pepe, a revered baseball writer and radio voice who spent more than five decades covering sports in New York, died Sunday. ... Pepe joined the Yankees beat ...

Kaye Ballard, comic actress and singer from vaudeville to TV, dies at 93

January 22, 2019 |

New York World-Telegram and Sun drama critic William Hawkins wrote that Ballard "can say words with a slow and lecherous grin, and times her songs with a daffy attitude all her own. ... She won praise in other ...

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

June 23, 2017 |

Pressman launched his six-decade broadcast career after stints at New Jersey's Newark Evening News and the New York World Telegram and Sun. ... He interviewed every New York City mayor since Robert Wagner in the ...

Telling Bernstein's life stories

August 10, 2018 |

": 1.Leonard Bernstein the conductor, the dashing and electric figure on the podium of the New York Philharmonic and orchestras around the world. 2.Leonard Bernstein the composer, the intense and fertile ...

Troisi: Is Cold War-era 'duck and cover' reality of the future?

April 30, 2017 |

In 1991, with the end of the Cold War, the "Doomsday Clock" - which the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists created in 1947 to keep tabs on the consequences of new technology - registered 17 minutes before ...

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