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Otto Friedrich
American journalist, writer and historian

Otto Friedrich

Otto Friedrich
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Intro American journalist, writer and historian
Was Journalist Writer Children's writer
From United States of America
Field Journalism Literature
Gender male
Birth 3 February 1929, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 April 1995, Long Island, New York, USA (aged 66 years)
Star sign Aquarius
Harvard University
George Polk Award 1970
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Otto Friedrich (born 1929 Boston, Massachusetts; died April 26, 1995 Manhasset, New York), was an American journalist, writer and historian. The son of the political theorist, and Harvard professor Carl Joachim Friedrich, Otto Friedrich graduated from Harvard University in 1948 with a degree in History. Upon graduation, he became a journalist, eventually becoming the managing editor of The Saturday Evening Post in 1965. After the Post closed down, he spent the remainder of his career at TIME magazine where he wrote over 40 cover stories. During this time, he also authored over 14 books on diverse subjects ranging from the rise of Hollywood to the rise of the Third Reich. In 1970, he won the George Polk Award for his book Decline and Fall. Otto Friedrich was married to Priscilla Boughton, with whom he had five children. He died of lung cancer at the North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York in 1995.

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