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A. M. Rosenthal

Born: May 2, 1922

Death: May 10, 2006

Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie

Profession: Writer

Nationality: Canada

A. M. Rosenthal

Date of Birth : May 2, 1922
Date of Death : May 10, 2006
Birth Place : Sault Ste. Marie

Abraham Michael "A.M." Rosenthal, born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, was a New York Times executive editor and columnist and New York Daily News columnist. He joined the New York Times in 1943 and remained there for 56 years, to 1999. Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for international reporting. As an editor at the newspaper, Rosenthal oversaw the coverage of a number of major news stories including the Vietnam war, the Pentagon Papers, and the Watergate scandal. Together with Catherine A. Fitzpatrick, he was the first westerner to visit a Soviet GULAG camp in 1988. His son, Andrew Rosenthal is the editorial page editor of the New York Times.

Profession


  • Writer
  • Journalist
  • Editor
  • Columnist

Also known as


  • A.M. Rosenthal
  • Abraham Michael "A.M." Rosenthal

Awards Won


  • Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting
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