Landers, Ann

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1918-07-04
Death 2002-06-22

Biographical notes:

Esther Pauline Lederer (b. 1918; nee Friedman; nicknamed Eppie) became the advice columnist Ann Landers in 1954 for the Chicago Sun-Times. Her column's topics included sexuality, marital roles and family relationships, divorce, drugs and alcoholism, and ethical issues. It eventually was syndicated in over 1100 newspapers. In 1987, she left the Sun-Times, taking the column with her to the Chicago Tribune, where she remained its primary author until 2000.

From the description of Ann Landers papers, 1947-2002. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713916142

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Subjects:

  • Conduct of life
  • Families--20th century
  • Advice columnists--20th century
  • Mothers and daughters--20th century
  • Twin sisters--20th century
  • Dentists
  • Women journalists--20th century
  • American newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--20th century

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Places:

  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Eau Claire (Wis.) (as recorded)