Tuesday 24 July 2018

442) Herbert B. Swope

Herbert Bayard Swope Sr. (1882 – 1958). U.S. editor, journalist and intimate of the Algonquin Round Table. Swope spent most of his career at the New York World. He was the first and three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Reporting. Swope was called the greatest reporter of his time by Lord Northcliffe of the London Daily Mail.

- "Red-haired, with a prowlike jaw and a jaunty, well-tailored figure, a man of cyclonic energies..." http://spartacus-educational.com/USAswope.htm
- "The journalist who sat down to go through the evidence was a young, tall red-haired man named Herbert Bayard Swope, an extroverted and utterly self-confident reporter..." https://books.google.it/books…

- "The tall, elegant, red-haired Swope was a man about town, a man who loved to gamble..." https://books.google.it/books…

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