Clapper, Olive Ewing, 1896-1968

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Olive Ewing Clapper began working as a radio commentator and journalist for the Mutual Network in 1944 after her husband, war correspondent Raymond Clapper, died in a plane crash in the Marshall Islands. From 1952-1962 she was the Washington, D.C. director of CARE (Cooperative for American Relief Everywhere) and traveled extensively to promote the organization's activities.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1961. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29763005

Olive Ewing was born in Kansas City, Kansas on February 4, 1896. She married Raymond Clapper, and they remained married up until his death in 1944. She died on November 11, 1968.

From the description of Clapper, Olive Ewing, 1896-1968 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10625658

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associatedWith CARE Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Clapper, Raymond, 1892-1944. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-1979. person
associatedWith Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987. person
associatedWith Mutual Network. corporateBody
associatedWith Pinkley, Virgil. person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Truman, Bess Wallace. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
India
United States
Gaza Strip
Yugoslavia
Vietnam
Germany
Subject
Radio scripts
Rehabilitation
Humanitarianism
Radio broadcasting
Occupation
Women broadcasters
Philanthropists
Radio journalists
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Birth 1896

Death 1968

English

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