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Lawrence, David

Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1973 AD
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1888 – He was born on Christmas Day of this year in Philadelphia.

 

1910 – He graduated from Princeton this year.

 

1912- He went on the road to cover Woodrow Wilson’s campaign.

 

1913 – He returned to Washington as a White House correspondent.

 

1915 – He left the AP for a job with the New York Evening Post where he continued to write about Mexico, international affairs, public policy, and the war in Europe.

 

1919 – He remained with the Post to cover the Versailles Peace Conference.

 

1926 – He devoted most of his attention to this project until this year.

 

1931- He remained undeterred and refashioned his publication into a more appealing weekly magazine called The United States News.

 

1946 – He founded another magazine, The World Report, and devoted it to coverage of international issues rather than domestic news.

 

1973 – He was personally an avowed conservative who opposed the New Deal and endorsed American involvement in Vietnam, when he died in February this year.