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Seldes, Gilbert Vivian

Michael Kammen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Radio; Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theatre. 1569 words.

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian (03 January 1893–29 September 1970), critic and writer, was born in Alliance, New Jersey, the son of George Sergei Seldes, a pharmacist, and Anna Saphro, who died...

Walton, Lester A.

Betty Kaplan Gubert.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Theatre; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1259 words.

Walton, Lester A. (20 April 1882–16 October 1965), diplomat, journalist, civil rights activist, and theater producer, was born Lester Aglar Walton in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of...