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Heywood Broun

Heywood Campbell Broun, Jr. ( /ˈbruːn/; December 7, 1888 – December 18, 1939) was an American journalist. He worked as a sportswriter, newspaper columnist, and editor in New York City. He founded the American Newspaper Guild, now known as The Newspaper Guild. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he is best remembered for his writing on social issues and his championing of the underdog. He believed that journalists could help right wrongs, especially social ills.

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Heywood Broun - Film Portrayal
... Broun was portrayed by the actor Gary Basaraba in the 1994 film Mrs ... Parker and the Vicious Circle ...
Reynolds V. Pegler
... its origins in a heated dispute between liberal journalist Heywood Broun and conservative Westbrook Pegler ... Broun died in 1939, but ten years later, author Dale Kramer wrote a book about Broun's life entitled "The Heywood Broun His Friends Recall" ... In the book review, Reynolds wrote that in 1939, Pegler had called Broun a liar ...
Ruth Hale (feminist) - Women's Rights Activism
... Heywood Broun" ... Heywood Broun." She refused to accept the passport, and cancelled her trip to France, as did her husband ... Heywood Broun was among the men present, and supported his wife in her endeavors ...

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