Mitgang, Herbert

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Herbert Mitgang was an American literary critic, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright.

From the description of Herbert Mitgang collection of papers, 1967-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652066

Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and reviewer. He served as supervising editor of the Sunday Times drama section from 1955 to 1962, editorial writer and member of the editorial board from 1963 to 1964 and again from 1967 to 1976. From 1964 to 1967 he was assistant to the president and the executive editor of CBS News and produced several documentary films. He taught at City College in New York, was a visiting lecturer at Yale University and served as president of both the Authors' League and the Authors' Guild. Since 1976 Mitgang has been a cultural correspondent and book reviewer for the New York Times. In addition to his work at the Times and CBS, he has written articles, novels and biographies and has edited several books.

From the description of Herbert Mitgang papers, 1929-1995. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652296

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associatedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. person
associatedWith Edel, Leon, 1907-1997. person
associatedWith Ford Foundation. Office of Reports. corporateBody
associatedWith Gold, Herbert, 1924- person
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associatedWith Graves, Robert, 1895-1985. person
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associatedWith Isherwood, Christopher, 1904- person
associatedWith Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998. person
associatedWith Lessing, Doris May, 1919- person
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associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
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associatedWith Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003. person
associatedWith Moore, Henry, 1898- person
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1975. person
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associatedWith Roth, Philip. person
associatedWith Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967. person
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associatedWith Seabury, Samuel, 1873-1958. person
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associatedWith Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975. person
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Reporters and reporting
Journalism
Authors, American--20th century--Political and social views
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc
Journalism--Editing
Politics and literature
World War, 1939-1945--Journalism, Military
American literature--20th century--Political aspects
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Authors
Motion picture producers and directors
Journalists
Editors
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