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date: 17 November 2019

Schoenbrun, David Franzlocked

(15 March 1915–23 May 1988)
  • Mark D. Harmon

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Schoenbrun, David Franz (15 March 1915–23 May 1988), broadcast journalist, was born in New York City, the son of Max Schoenbrun, a traveling jewelry salesman, and Lucy Cassirer. Schoenbrun’s career in news began in large part because of his fluency in foreign languages. After graduating from New York City College in 1934, he worked as a high school teacher of French and Spanish. He also worked as a labor relations adjuster, as an editor of a trade newsletter for the Dress Manufacturers Association, and as a freelance writer. In 1942 he worked for the Office of War Information doing propaganda analysis on the western European news desk....

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