Harrison E. Salisbury





Harrison E. Salisbury


Born
in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The United States
November 14, 1908

Died
July 05, 1993

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Harrison E. Salisbury was a long time reporter and editor at The New York Times. Earlier in his career he had worked for the United Press, which he joined after earning a B.A. at the University of Minnesota in 1930. He began his career in journalism as a part-time reporter for the Minneapolis Journal during 1928-29. Although he served in many different positions and places during his long career at the Times, Mr. Salisbury is perhaps most famous for his work as Moscow correspondent, covering the U.S.S.R. during the early years of the Cold War. After serving as the Times' Moscow Bureau Chief from 1949 to 1954, he returned to the U.S. and wrote a series of articles for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1955. He spent a great deal of time conce ...more

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“My favorite word is 'pumpkin.' You are a pumpkin. Or you are not. I am.”
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