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us: Bailey, Charles Waldo, II, 1929-2012


  • [Charles Waldo Bailey, II (b. April 28, 1929, Boston, Massachusetts-d. January 3, 2012, Englewood, New Jersey), journalist, newspaper editor, novelist. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1946 and Harvard University in 1950, where he wrote for the Harvard Crimson newspaper. After college he began working as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune. In 1954 he became a Washington correspondent for the paper, as well as for Look magazine and other Cowles Media Company publications. Bailey was the Tribune's Washington bureau chief from 1966 to 1972, when he became editor of the Minneapolis Tribune, later named the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He stepped down in 1982 and moved to Washington, D.C. where he became the Washington editor for National Public Radio (NPR) from 1984 to 1987. He co-authored the Cold War novel, "Seven Days in May," as well as two other books with Fletcher Knebel. He is the son of David and Catherine Ruth Bailey. He married Ann Card Bushnell in 1950 and they had two daughters.]
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    • us: Bailey, C. W., II, 1929-2012
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    • found: Knebel, F. No high ground, 1983, c1960 (a.e.) CIP t.p. (Charles W. Bailey II)
    • found: LC data base, 7/27/83 (hdg.: Bailey, Charles Waldo); usage: (Charles W. Bailey II)
    • found: His Conflicts of interest, c1984: CIP t.p. (Charles W. Bailey) CIP data sheet (b. 4/28/29)
    • found: New York times WWW site, Jan. 5, 2012 (in obituary published Jan. 4: Charles W. Bailey; b. Charles Waldo Bailey II, Apr. 28, 1929, Boston; d. Tuesday [Jan. 3, 2012], Englewood, N.J., aged 82; edited The Minneapolis tribune for most of the 1970s, when it was among the most polished of the nation's midsize daily newspapers, after earlier winning renown as a co-author of the best-selling Cold War novel Seven days in May)
    • found: Charles W. Bailey, II papers, 1964-1968: (journalist for the Minneapolis Tribune; novelist; co-author of Cold War novel, Seven Days of May)
    • found: Wikipedia.org, October 12, 2016 (Charles Waldo Bailey, II; b. April 82, 1929, Boston, Massachusetts; d. January 3, 2012, Englewood, New Jersey; journalist, newspaper editor, novelist) {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_W._Bailey_II}
    • found: Washington Post WWW site via Google search, October 13, 2016: obituary, January 4, 2012 (Charles W. Bailey II a journalist who co-wrote gripping books of military history and political intrigue such as the Cold War potboiler "Seven Days in May," about a right-wing general scheming to oust the president, died Jan. 3 at a nursing home in Englewood, N.J. He was 82.) {https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/charles-w-bailey-ii-seven-days-in-may-co-author-dies-at-82/2012/01/04/gIQA8CwKbP_story.html}
    • found: OCLC, November 4, 2016 (hdgs.: Bailey, Charles W.; Bailey, Charles Waldo; Bailey, Charles W., 1929-; Bailey, Charles W. (Charles Waldo); Bailey, Charles W. (Charles Waldo), 1929-; Bailey, Charles W., 2; Bailey, Charles W., 2nd; Bailey, Charles W., II; Bailey, Charles Waldo, 1929-2012; Bailey, Charles Waldo, 2nd; Bailey, Charles Waldo, II; Bailey, Charles Waldo, II, 1929-; usages: Charles W. Bailey; Charles W. Bailey II; Charles Bailey; C. Bailey; C. W. Bailey, II; Charles Waldo Bailey II; Charles W. Bailey, Jr.)
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    • [Charles Waldo Bailey, II (b. April 28, 1929, Boston, Massachusetts-d. January 3, 2012, Englewood, New Jersey), journalist, newspaper editor, novelist. He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1946 and Harvard University in 1950, where he wrote for the Harvard Crimson newspaper. After college he began working as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune. In 1954 he became a Washington correspondent for the paper, as well as for Look magazine and other Cowles Media Company publications. Bailey was the Tribune's Washington bureau chief from 1966 to 1972, when he became editor of the Minneapolis Tribune, later named the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He stepped down in 1982 and moved to Washington, D.C. where he became the Washington editor for National Public Radio (NPR) from 1984 to 1987. He co-authored the Cold War novel, "Seven Days in May," as well as two other books with Fletcher Knebel. He is the son of David and Catherine Ruth Bailey. He married Ann Card Bushnell in 1950 and they had two daughters.]
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