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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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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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Ephron, Nora

Andie Tucher.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Journalism; Film. 1799 words.

Ephron, Nora (19 May 1941–26 June 2012), screenwriter, film director, journalist, and humorist, was born on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and grew up in Beverly Hills, California....

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Gill, John

Richard F. Hixson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Film; Publishing. 637 words.

Gill, John (17 May 1732–25 August 1785), printer and newspaper publisher, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the son of Captain John Gill and Elizabeth Abbot. He served his...

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Hetherington, Timothy Alastair Telemachus [Tim] (1970–2011), photographer and filmmaker

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Journalism; Film. 1458 words.

Hetherington, Timothy Alastair Telemachus [Tim] (1970–2011), photographer and filmmaker, was born on 5 December 1970 in Liverpool Maternity Hospital, Liverpool, the younger son and youngest...

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Hopper, Hedda

Deborah M. Evans.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism; Film. 1070 words.

Hopper, Hedda (02 May 1885–01 February 1966), actress and gossip columnist, was born Elda Furry in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, the daughter of David E. Furry, a butcher, and Margaret...

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Kewley, Vanya Sarah (1937–2012), journalist and documentary film-maker

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Film. 981 words.

Kewley, Vanya Sarah (1937–2012), journalist and documentary film-maker, was born in Calcutta, India, on 8 November 1937, the daughter of Coleman Kewley (1910–1976), a chartered accountant,...

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Larsen, Roy Edward

Robert E. Herzstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Film. 1193 words.

Larsen, Roy Edward (20 April 1899–09 September 1979), publisher, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Larsen, a newspaperman, and Stella Belyea. Larsen was proud to proclaim...

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Macdonald, Dwight

Stephen J. Whitfield.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Film. 1594 words.

Macdonald, Dwight (24 March 1906–19 December 1982), critic and editor, was born in New York City, the son of Dwight Macdonald, an attorney, and Alice Hedges, the daughter of a successful...

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Winner, (Robert) Michael (1935–2013), film-maker and food critic

Andrew H. Spicer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Film; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1561 words.

Winner, (Robert) Michael (1935–2013), film-maker and food critic, was born on 30 October 1935 at 40 Belsize Grove, Hampstead, London, the only child of George Joseph Winner (1907–1972),...

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