Alfred Lansing


Born
in Chicago, IL, The United States
July 21, 1921

Died
January 01, 1975


An American journalist who wrote for Collier's, among other magazines and was later an editor for Time, Inc. Books.

Alfred Lansing served in the US Navy from 1940-46. He received the Purple Heart for his wartime service.

Later he attended North Park College, 1946-48, Northwestern University, 1948-50.

Lansing became a member of the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England in 1957.



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“No matter what the odds, a man does not pin his last hope for survival on something and then expect that it will fail.”
Alfred Lansing, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

“In that instant they felt an overwhelming sense of pride and accomplishment. Though they had failed dismally even to come close to the expedition's original objective, they knew now that somehow they had done much, much more than ever they set out to do.”
Alfred Lansing, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

“it's been my experience that most writers don't talk about their craft--they just do it”
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