Greenfield, Meg

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Editor and journalist. Full name: Mary Ellen Greenfield. Born 1930; died 1999.

From the description of Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 (bulk 1952-1999). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132910

Biographical Note

  • 1930, Dec. 27: Born Mary Ellen Greenfield, Seattle, Wash.
  • 1952: B. A., Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
  • 1952 - 1953 : Fulbright scholar, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
  • 1956: Director of research, New York state headquarters, Adlai E. Stevenson presidential campaign
  • 1957 - 1968 : Researcher (1957-1960), Washington correspondent (1961-1965), and Washington editor and bureau chief (1965-1968), Reporter magazine
  • 1968: Employed briefly by Harper's Magazine
  • 1968 - 1999 : Editorial writer (1968-1970), deputy editor (1970-1979), and editor (1979-1999) of the editorial page, Washington Post
  • 1974 - 1999 : Columnist, Newsweek
  • 1978: Awarded Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing
  • 1999, May 13: Died, Washington, D.C.
  • 2001: Posthumous publication of Washington. New York: Public Affairs

From the guide to the Meg Greenfield Papers, 1890-1999, (bulk 1952-1999), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Greenfield, Meg. Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999 (bulk 1952-1999). Library of Congress
creatorOf Meg Greenfield Papers, 1890-1999, (bulk 1952-1999) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
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correspondedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 person
correspondedWith Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989 person
associatedWith Ascoli, Max, 1898-1978. person
correspondedWith Baker, Nancy Kassebaum, 1932- person
correspondedWith Baker, Russell, 1925- person
correspondedWith Ball, George W. person
associatedWith Barry, Marion, 1936- person
correspondedWith Beaton, Leonard person
associatedWith Beschloss, Michael R. person
associatedWith Bradlee, Benjamin C. person
correspondedWith Buckley, Christopher, 1952- person
correspondedWith Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008 person
correspondedWith Buffett, Warren person
correspondedWith Buffett, Warren person
correspondedWith Bush, George, 1924- person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924- person
associatedWith Ceaușescu, Nicolae person
associatedWith Ceaușescu, Nicolae person
correspondedWith Chapman, Bruce Kerry, 1940- person
associatedWith Denton, Jeremiah A. person
associatedWith Downie, Leonard. person
correspondedWith Ellsberg, Daniel person
correspondedWith Ephron, Nora person
associatedWith Farrakhan, Louis person
associatedWith Farrakhan, Louis person
correspondedWith Gates, Bill, 1955- person
correspondedWith Gates, Melinda, 1964- person
correspondedWith Gates, William H. person
correspondedWith Gates, William H. person
correspondedWith Gottlieb, Robert, 1931- person
associatedWith Graham, Donald E., b. 1945. person
correspondedWith Greenfield family family
associatedWith Greenfield family. family
correspondedWith Greenfield, Jim, 1928-1973 person
correspondedWith Greenfield, Lewis J. (Lewis James) person
associatedWith Greenfield, Lorraine Nathan, d. 1942. person
correspondedWith Iklé, Fred Charles person
correspondedWith Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007 person
associatedWith Jordan, Hamilton person
associatedWith Jordan, Hamilton person
correspondedWith Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998 person
correspondedWith Keith, Slim, 1917-1990 person
correspondedWith King, Larry L. person
correspondedWith King, Larry L. person
correspondedWith Kristol, Irving person
correspondedWith Kristol, Irving person
correspondedWith Lehrer, James person
correspondedWith Lehrer, James person
correspondedWith Lemann, Nicholas person
associatedWith Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, 1904-1971 person
correspondedWith Lewis, Anthony, 1927- person
associatedWith Loeb, Richard A., 1905-1936 person
correspondedWith Marks, Anne W., b. 1927 person
correspondedWith McGrory, Mary, 1918- person
correspondedWith McGrory, Mary, 1918- person
associatedWith Mondale, Walter F., 1928- person
correspondedWith Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003 person
correspondedWith Nathan family family
associatedWith Nathan family. family
associatedWith Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia University) corporateBody
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Shultz, George Pratt, 1920- person
associatedWith Smith College. corporateBody
associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Cambridge. corporateBody
associatedWith Webster, William H. person
associatedWith Webster, William H. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
associatedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
correspondedWith Wexler, Anne L., 1930-2009 person
correspondedWith Wicker, Tom person
correspondedWith Will, George F. person
correspondedWith Will, George F. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Rome (Italy)
Washington (D.C.)
New York (State)
Illinois--Cook County
United States
New York (State)
Rome (Italy)
Subject
Journalism--United States
Trials (murder)
Presidents--Election--1956
American periodicals
Presidents--United States--Election--1956
Science and state--United States
Civil rights
Political culture
American newspapers--Washington (D.C.)
Science and state
Journalism
American newspapers
Trials (Murder)--Illinois--Cook County
Editorials
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Politicians--Social life and customs
Pulitzer Prizes
Political culture--United States
Politicians--United States--Social life and customs
Political planning
Public policy
Journalism--Washington (D.C.)
Occupation
Journalists
Editors
Function

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Birth 1930-12-27

Death 1999-05-13

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