Brandon, Henry, 1916-1993

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Journalist and author. Full name Oscar Henry Brandon; died 1993.

From the description of Papers of Henry Brandon, 1939-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71072655

Epithet: writer on crime

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000567.0x0002d7

Biographical Note

  • 1916, Mar. 9: Born Oscar Henry Brandeis, Liberec, Czechoslovakia
  • circa 1934 - 1938 : Prague, Czechoslovakia Lausanne, Switzerland Lausanne District de Lausanne Studied at universities in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1939: Emigrated to England
  • 1939 - 1983 : Journalist, Sunday Times of London, England
  • 1943 - 1945 : North Africa Northern Africa North Friedensau School (historical) Africa and North American Wildlife Museum North Stelton African Methodist Episcopal Church Greater Fort Worth District African Methodist Episcopal Church New North Street African Methodist Episcopal Church African Baptist Church of North Dallas Epworth African Methodist Episcopal Church (historical) Western Europe Western Europe Best Western Hotel De L Europe Best Western Europa Palace Best Eastern Grand Hotel Europe Best Western Premier Hotel Carrefour de l'Europe Best Western Eurotel Riviera Best Western Hotel Europe Best Western Europa Downtown Western Big Dry Creek Property Best Western Euro Hotel Best Western Europa Palace Hotel Eastern Europe West European Basin War correspondent, North Africa and Western Europe
  • 1945 - 1946 : Correspondent, Paris, France
  • 1947 - 1949 : Roving diplomatic correspondent based in New York, N.Y.
  • 1949 - 1983 : Washington correspondent, Washington, D.C.
  • 1961: Published As We Are (N.Y.: Doubleday. 282 pp.)
  • 1964 - 1970 : Wrote "State of Affairs" column for Saturday Review
  • 1966: Published In the Red: The Struggle for Sterling, 1964-1966 (London: Andre Deutsch. n.p.) Published Conversations with Henry Brandon (London: Andre Deutsch. 288 pp.)
  • 1967: Published American edition of In the Red: The Struggle for Sterling, 1964-1966 (Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 114 pp.)
  • 1969: Published Anatomy of Error: The Inside Story of the Asian War on the Potomac, 1954-1969 (Boston: Gambit. 178 pp.)
  • 1970: Married Mabel Hobart Wentworth
  • 1973: Published The Retreat of American Power (N.Y.: Doubleday. 368 pp.)
  • 1979 - 1981 : Syndicated columnist, Washington Star, Washington, D.C.
  • 1983: Washington Washington London, England London City of London City of London Retired as Washington correspondent and associate editor, Sunday Times of London, England
  • 1983 - 1993 : Guest scholar in foreign policy studies, Brookings Institution,Washington, D.C.
  • 1984 - 1991 : Wrote "Inside Washington" column for New York Times World Syndicate
  • 1988: Published Special Relationships: A Foreign Correspondent's Memoirs from Roosevelt to Reagan (N.Y.: Atheneum. 436 pp.)
  • 1992: Editor, In Search of a New World Order: The Future of U.S.-European Relations (Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution. 177 pp.)
  • 1993, Apr. 20: Died, London, England

From the guide to the Henry Brandon Papers, 1939-1994, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
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associatedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971. person
associatedWith Brandon, Henry, 1916-1993. person
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associatedWith Bush, George, 1924- person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924- person
associatedWith Committee on the Constitutional System corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
associatedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. person
associatedWith Kissinger, Henry, 1923- person
associatedWith Kissinger, Henry, 1923- person
associatedWith Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974. person
associatedWith Macmillan, Harold, 1894-1986. person
associatedWith Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978. person
associatedWith Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005. person
associatedWith Monroe, Marilyn, 1926-1962. person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. person
associatedWith Paul A. Freund person
associatedWith Reagan, Ronald. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Sadat, Anwar, 1918-1981. person
associatedWith Thatcher, Margaret. person
associatedWith Thatcher, Margaret. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
associatedWith Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Cold War
Foreign correspondents
Foreign correspondents
History, Modern
History, Modern
History, Modern
International relations


Birth 1916-03-09

Death 1993-04-20





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