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Hamburger, Philip

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Born: 1914 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

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1914 - Born on July 2nd in Wheeling, West Virginia. Hamburger, who was a reporter-at-large, wrote about all manner of subjects and people in pieces that included U.S. city portraits, coverage of the political realm, presidential and other profiles, and reflections on New York itself.

         - Sometimes wrote under the name Our Man Stanley and covered 14 presidential inaugurations, starting with Franklin D. Roosevelt's first (which he watched from a tree), whose unique style helped create and nurture the magazine's reputation for urbanity.

1939 - Worked under all five editors of The New Yorker magazine.

2004 - Died of cardiac arrest on April 23rd in New York, New York.


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