Ira Berkow, papers undated, 1960-2011

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Ira Berkow, papers, undated, 1960-2011

Ira Berkow, papers undated, 1960-2011

This collection documents the work of Ira Berkow, an American sportswriter. Berkow was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 7, 1940 and attended Roger C. Sullivan High School in the Rogers Park section of Chicago, where he graduated from in 1957. His college career began at Miami University (BA, 1963) and ended at Northwestern University (MSJ, 1965). His first post as a sportswriter was with the (1965-1967). He then moved on to the syndicated news service Newspaper Enterprise Association where he worked as a columnist and writer from 1967-1976. In 1981, he started as a sports feature writer and columnist for the . He remained at the NY Times until his retirement in 2007. This collection contains correspondence and photographs of Ira Berkow and documents his relationship with leaders in sports, politics, religion, and the arts. The collection also contains selected articles and appearances on television and radio made during his career. Minneapolis Tribune New York Times

1.7 linear feet (2 manuscript boxes and 1 SB1 box)

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Schanberg, Sydney H. (Sydney Hillel), 1934-

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Smith, Red, 1905-1982

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Turow, Scott

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Budig, Gene

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Matthau, Walter

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Walter John Matthau was born on October 1, 1920 to Milton and Rose Matthau in New York City. He was an American actor who starred in many films and is probably best known for his role as Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple and his frequent collaborations with Odd Couple star Jack Lemmon. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the Billy Wilder film The Fortune Cookie . Matthau died on July 1, 2000. From the guide to the Walter Matthau "Hello to Montanans" videorecording, 1998, (Un...

Vonnegut, Kurt

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1965-2002. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 259277264 From the description of Papers, 1941-2007. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 41182258 Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His writings include articles, short stories and scripts, but he is most well-known for his novels from his first, Player Piano in 1952, through Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five, to his last Timequake in 1997. Nanny Vo...

Lee, Spike

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Screenwriter, actor, director and producer of motion pictures and music videos. Spike Lee was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1957, where he attended Morehouse College, 1979. He continued his education at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in film production. Spike Lee has established himself as one of Hollywood's most important and influential filmmakers in the past decade. In 1986, his debut film, the independe...

Green, Gerald

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Schayes, Dolph

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Farrell, Jim

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Albert II, Prince of Monaco, 1958-

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Koufax, Sandy, 1935-

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Sandy Koufax pitched his entire career with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers (1955-1966). After his baseball career, Koufax served as a broadcaster for NBC sports from 1967 to 1972. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. From the description of Letter, 1972, January 26. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 49562522 ...

Branch, Edgar Marquess, 1913-....

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Research Professor Emeritus, Department of English, Miami of Ohio. From the description of Edgar Marquess Branch papers, 1939-2003 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40093288 1913 Mar. 21 Born in Chicago, Ill., son of Raymond Sydney (publisher) and Marian (Marquess) Branch 1932 1933 ...

Levy, Marv

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Simon, Paul, 1928-2003

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U.S. Senator, Congressman, presidential candidate, Illinois lieutenant governor and member of the Illinois House of Representatives and Illinois State Senate, author. Bought a newspaper in Troy, Ill. when he was 19 and eventually owned 14 newspapers. Authored books on Elijah Lovejoy and Abraham Lincoln as well as issues like world hunger and the environment. After retiring from the senate he founded the Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he taught and con...

Kuhn, Bowie, 1926-2007

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Bowie Kuhn was the Commissioner of Major League Baseball for three terms from 1969 to 1984. A lawyer by trade, Kuhn oversaw the introduction of free agency, the addition of six clubs, and World Series games played at night. He oversaw the game during a time of great labor conflict, including strikes in 1972, 1976 and 1981. He also intervened a number of times in the affairs of teams, most famously in 1976 by preventing Oakland Athletics owner Charles Finley from selling off three of his star pla...

Shelton, Ron, 1945-

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Vincent, Fay

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Oerter, Al

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Farrow, Mia, 1945-....

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Mia Farrow is an internationally acclaimed actress and humanitarian activist. Farrow was born Mia de Lourdes Villiers Farrow on February 9, 1945, in Los Angeles, California, to Australian film director John Farrow, and Irish actress Maureen O'Sullivan . Farrow has appeared in over 40 feature films and television shows, as well as numerous documentaries. One of seven children, Farrow survived polio at age nine, and was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in September 2000. Farrow has worked ti...