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Lippmann, Walterlocked

(23 September 1889–14 December 1974)
  • Ronald Steel

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Lippmann, Walter (23 September 1889–14 December 1974), journalist and author, was born in New York City, the son of Jacob Lippmann, an investor, and Daisy Baum. Born into a family of wealth and leisure, Lippmann traveled yearly to Europe with his art-loving parents, attended private schools in New York City, and entered Harvard in the illustrious class of 1910. Among his classmates were ...

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