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date: 25 August 2019

Cowan, Louis Georgelocked

(?16 Dec. 1909–18 November 1976)
  • Albert Auster


Cowan, Louis George (?16 Dec. 1909–18 November 1976), radio and television producer, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Jacob Cohen, a salesman, and Hetty Smitz. Graduating in 1931 from the University of Chicago, where he studied with Harold Lasswell, he soon started his own public relations firm, plugging such clients as ...

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