Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann

Born: September 23, 1889

Died: December 14, 1974

Nationality: American

Occupation: Journalist, writer

Biography: Walter Lippmann was an American public intellectual, writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War; he coined the term stereotype in the modern psychological meaning as well. Lippmann was twice awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his syndicated newspaper column, Today and Tomorrow.

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Source/Notes: The Essential Lippmann: A Political Philosophy for Liberal Democracy (1982 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674267756

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