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Adams, Franklin P.

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Literature; Humour; Journalism. 1161 words.

Adams, Franklin P. (15 November 1881–23 March 1960), newspaper columnist, humorist, and radio personality, was born Franklin Pierce Adams in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Moses Adams, a...

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Agee, James Rufus

William Stott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Journalism; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Film. 1372 words.

Agee, James Rufus (27 November 1909–16 May 1955), writer, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Hugh James Agee, a construction company employee, and Laura Whitman Tyler. The...

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Allan, Elkan Philip

Anthony Holden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Television. 932 words.

Allan, Elkan Philip (1922–2006), journalist and television producer, was born Elkan Philip Cohen at 16 Hoveden Road, Cricklewood, London, on 8 December 1922, the son of Allan Cohen, (d....

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Arnold, Eve

Karen Patricia Heath.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Film; Journalism. 1251 words.

Arnold, Eve (21 April 1912–04 January 2012), photojournalist, was born Eve Cohen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the seventh of nine children of the Ukrainian Jewish immigrants Vevel...

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Barnetson, William Denholm, Baron Barnetson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism. 871 words.

Barnetson, William Denholm, Baron Barnetson (1917–1981), newspaper proprietor and television executive, was born in Edinburgh on 21 March 1917, the eldest child in the family of three sons...

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Barron, Brian Munro

Michael Leapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism. 1050 words.

Barron, Brian Munro (1940–2009), journalist and broadcaster, was born on 28 April 1940 at Bristol Maternity Hospital, 50 Southwell Street, Clifton, Bristol, the son of Albert Barron, a...

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Bartlett, (Charles) Vernon Oldfeld

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism. 1019 words.

Bartlett, (Charles) Vernon Oldfeld (1894–1983), journalist and broadcaster, was born on 30 April 1894 at Westbury, Wiltshire, the second of the three children and only son of Thomas Oldfeld...

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Beatty, Bessie

Norman S. Cohen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism. 1145 words.

Beatty, Bessie (27 January 1886–06 April 1947), radio broadcaster, journalist, and author, was born Elizabeth M. Beatty in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Thomas Edward Beatty and...

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Braybrooke, Neville Patrick Bellairs

Elizabeth Rosenberg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Publishing; Journalism. 1090 words.

Braybrooke, Neville Patrick Bellairs (1923–2001), writer and editor, was born at 22A Devonshire Street, London, on 30 May 1923, the only child of Patrick Philip William Braybrooke,...

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Brinkley, David

James L. Baughman.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Journalism. 2863 words.

Brinkley, David (10 July 1920–11 June 2003), broadcast journalist, was born David McClure Brinkley in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of William Graham Brinkley, a railroad worker, and...

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