Gilbert A. Harrison

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Gilbert Avery Harrison (May 18, 1915 – January 3, 2008) was the owner and editor of the influential American magazine The New Republic between 1953 and 1974.wikipedia
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Gilbert Avery Harrison (May 18, 1915 – January 3, 2008) was the owner and editor of the influential American magazine The New Republic between 1953 and 1974.
In March 1974, the magazine was purchased for $380,000 by Martin Peretz, a lecturer at Harvard University, from Gilbert A. Harrison.

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In 1937 he earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he had also been an editor of the Daily Bruin.

Joel Harrison

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They had three sons, James, David and Joel, and one daughter, Eleanor.
His father was Gilbert Harrison, the editor and owner of the magazine The New Republic, and his mother was Anne Harrison (née Blaine).

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In that position he met Eleanor Roosevelt, who recruited him as chairman of the youth division of the Office of Civilian Defense in Washington, D.C.

Detroit

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He was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 18, 1915, one of three children of Samuel Harrison and Mabel Wolfe.

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He was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 18, 1915, one of three children of Samuel Harrison and Mabel Wolfe.

University of California, Los Angeles

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In 1937 he earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he had also been an editor of the Daily Bruin.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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In that position he met Eleanor Roosevelt, who recruited him as chairman of the youth division of the Office of Civilian Defense in Washington, D.C.

World War II

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During World War II, he was in the Army Air Forces and served in the Philippines.

American Veterans Committee

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In 1948, Harrison became national chairman of the American Veterans Committee.

Anita McCormick Blaine

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Harrison married Anne Blaine, the granddaughter of Anita McCormick Blaine, in 1951.

George Polk Awards

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Harrison received a George Polk Award in 1964 for his work in revitalizing The New Republic.

Scottsdale, Arizona

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He lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Phoenix, Arizona

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He died on January 3, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona.