1906 - Dwight Macdonald, born on the 24th of March in New York City. He was an American writer, editor, social critic, philosopher, and political radical.
1928 - He was an associate editor at Luce's ambitious Fortune, an ironic position for Macdonald and his Marxist principles.
1934 - Married Nancy Gardiner Rodman, sister of Selden Rodman.
1936 - He resigned from Fortune, over an editorial dispute, when the magazine's executives edited his extended four-part attack on U.S. Steel.
1937 - 1943 - As an editor Macdonald went on to edit Partisan Review.
1944 - 1949 - Edited his own journal Politics.
1951 - 1971 - He was contributing to The New Yorker as a staff writer.
1960 - 1966 - Went to Esquire as film critic, gradually becoming well-known enough to perform movie reviews on the Today Show.
1982 - Died on the 19th of December in New York City.
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