Alsop, Stewart. Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop papers. 1699-1989

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Joseph Alsop

  • 1910, Oct. 11: Born, Avon, Conn.
  • 1928: Graduated, Groton School, Groton, Mass.
  • 1932: A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1932 - 1937 : Staff writer, New York Herald Tribune
  • 1937 - 1940 : Coauthored with Robert Kintner the syndicated political column, "The Capital Parade," for the North American Newspaper Alliance
  • 1938: Published with Turner Catledge The 168 Days. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Company
  • 1939: Published with Robert Kintner Men Around the President. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company
  • 1940: Published with Robert Kintner American White Paper. New York: Simon and Schuster, inc.
  • 1941: Commissioned first lieutenant, United States Navy, and sent to India Resigned from the navy and joined the American Volunteer Air Force ("Flying Tigers") as an aide to General Claire Lee Chennault
  • 1941 - 1942 : Captured by the Japanese at the fall of Hong Kong and held prisoner at the Stanley Internment Camp until June 1942, when he was released in a prisoner-of-war exchange and returned to the United States
  • 1942: Acting chief, Lend-Lease Mission to China, Chungking, China
  • 1944 - 1945 : Captain, Fourteenth United States Air Force in China, and member of Gen. Claire Lee Chennault's staff
  • 1945 - 1958 : Coauthored with Stewart Alsop the syndicated political column, "Matter of Fact," for the New York Herald Tribune Syndicate
  • 1950: 1952: Cited by the Overseas Press Club, along with Stewart Alsop, for the "best interpretation of foreign news"
  • 1954: Published with Stewart Alsop We Accuse! New York: Simon and Schuster, inc.
  • 1958: Dissolved his partnership with Stewart Alsop; continued to write "Matter of Fact" for the Washington Post Co. Published with Stewart Alsop The Reporter's Trade. New York: Reynal
  • 1961: Married Susan Mary Jay Patten (divorced 1978)
  • 1964: Published From the Silent Earth. New York: Harper & Row
  • 1965: Published Drink, Eat and Be Thin. [New York]: New American Library
  • 1974: Retired from writing his syndicated political column
  • 1982: Published FDR, 1882-1945. New York: Viking Press Published The Rare Art Traditions. New York: Harper & Row
  • 1989, Aug. 28: Died, Washington, D.C.
  • 1992: Publication posthumously of I've Seen the Best of It. New York: W. W. Norton & Company

Stewart Alsop

  • 1914, May 17: Born, Avon, Conn.
  • 1932: Graduated, Groton School, Groton, Mass.
  • 1936: A.B., Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1936 - 1941 : Editor, Doubleday, Doran & Co.
  • 1942 - 1944 : Enlisted, sixtieth regiment, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, British army
  • 1944: Transferred to the United States Army as a parachutist for the Office of Strategic Services Married Patricia Hankey
  • 1945: Awarded the French Croix de Guerre with palm device
  • 1945 - 1958 : Coauthored with Joseph Alsop the syndicated political column, "Matter of Fact," for the New York Herald Tribune Syndicate
  • 1946: Published with Thomas Braden Sub Rosa: The O.S.S. and American Espionage. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock
  • 1950: 1952: Cited by the Overseas Press Club, along with Joseph Alsop, for the "best interpretation of foreign news"
  • 1954: Published with Joseph Alsop We Accuse! New York: Simon and Schuster, inc.
  • 1958: Dissolved his partnership with Joseph Alsop in writing of "Matter of Fact" column Published with Joseph Alsop The Reporter's Trade. New York: Reynal
  • 1958 - 1969 : National affairs contributing editor and Washington editor, Saturday Evening Post
  • 1960: Published Nixon and Rockefeller. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday
  • 1968: Published The Center. New York: Harper & Row
  • 1969 - 1974 : Columnist, Newsweek
  • 1973: Published Stay of Execution. Philadelphia: Lippincott
  • 1974, May 26: Died, Washington, D.C

From the guide to the Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop Papers, 1699-1989, (bulk 1937-1989), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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associatedWith Barnet, Sylvan. person
associatedWith Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 person
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associatedWith Berle, Adolf A., Jr., 1895-1971 person
associatedWith Berlin, Isaiah, 1909-1997 person
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associatedWith Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 person
associatedWith Bruce, David K. E., 1898-1977 person
associatedWith Bundy, McGeorge. person
associatedWith Bundy, William P., 1917- person
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associatedWith Dulles, Allen, 1893-1969 person
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associatedWith Graham, Philip L., 1915-1963 person
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associatedWith Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1904-1980 person
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associatedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
associatedWith Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 person
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associatedWith Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912 person
associatedWith Reston, James, 1909-1995 person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
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associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
associatedWith Rovere, Richard Halworth, 1915- person
associatedWith Satter, David. person
associatedWith Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007 person
associatedWith Shaplen, Robert, 1917- person
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associatedWith Stettinius, Edward R. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949 person
associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 person
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associatedWith Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944 person
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