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Walter Lippmann

Walter LippmannBorn: 23-Sep-1889
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 14-Dec-1974
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Today and Tomorrow

Wrote syndicated column Today and Tomorrow for thirty years. Headed President Woodrow Wilson's think tank to formulate a plan for world peace, coordinating the work of 125 individuals. The famous Fourteen Points of 1918 was based on the final report of this group.

Father: Jacob Lippmann
Mother: Daisy Baum Lippmann
Wife: Faye Albertson (m. 24-May-1917)
Wife: Helen Byrne Armstrong (m. 26-Mar-1938)

    University: BA, Harvard University (1909)

    The New York World Editor (1929-31)
    The New York World Columnist (1921-29)
    The New Republic Co-Founder (1914)
    The New York Herald Tribune Columnist Today and Tomorrow
    American Philosophical Society 1947
    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    Cosmos Club
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Pulitzer Prize 1958 special
    Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting 1962

Is the subject of books:
Walter Lippmann and His Times, 1958, BY: M. W. Childs and J. B. Reston (ed.)
Walter Lippmann and the American Century, 1980, BY: Ronald Steel

Author of books:
A Preface to Politics (1913, nonfiction)
Public Opinion (1922, nonfiction)
The Phantom Public (1925, nonfiction)
A Preface to Morals (1929, nonfiction)
The Good Society (1937, nonfiction)
The Cold War (1947, nonfiction)
Essays in the Public Philosophy (1955, nonfiction)

Appears on postage stamps:
USA, Scott #1849 (6 cents, issued 19-Sep-1985)

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