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Walter Abish

Walter Abish is an Austrian-American author of experimental novels and short stories.

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Walter Alston

Walter Emmons Alston, nicknamed Smokey, was an American baseball player and manager in Major League Baseball. He is best known as the manager of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers between 1954 and 1976. In 23 years as a major league manager, Alston never signed a contract longer than one year. He had a calm, reticent demeanor, for which he was sometimes also known as The Quiet Man.

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Walter Anderson

Walter Anderson was the Chairman and CEO of Parade Publications and he was the Editor of Parade magazine for 20 years before being named CEO.

Type: WriterNationality: American

Walter Annenberg

Walter Hubert Annenberg was an American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat.

Type: Businessman, publisher, diplomat, philanthropistNationality: American

Walter B. Pitkin

Walter Boughton Pitkin was an American lecturer in philosophy and psychology at Columbia University, and professor in the Columbia University School of Journalism. He has written some self help books like Life Begins at 40 and The Psychology of Happiness. His A Short Introduction to the History of Human Stupidity was translated into fifteen languages.

Type: PhilosopherNationality: American

Walter Bagehot

Walter Bagehot was a British businessman, essayist, and journalist who wrote extensively about literature, government, and economic affairs.

Type: Author, businessman, essayist, journalistNationality: English

Walter Bauer

Walter Bauer was a German theologian and scholar of the development of the early Christian churches.

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Walter Becker

Walter Carl Becker is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the co-founder, guitarist, bassist and co-songwriter in Steely Dan.

Type: Musician, singer, songwriterNationality: American

Walter Benjamin

Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin was a German-Jewish literary critic, philosopher, social critic, translator, radio broadcaster and essayist. Combining elements of German idealism or Romanticism, Historical Materialism and Jewish mysticism, Benjamin made enduring and influential contributions to aesthetic theory and Western Marxism, and is associated with the Frankfurt School.

Type: CriticNationality: German

Walter Brennan

Walter Andrew Brennan (July 25, 1894 – September 21, 1974) was an American actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1936, 1938, and 1940, making him one of only three male actors to win three Academy Awards.

Type: actor,songwriter,character actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Walter Chrysler

Walter Percy Chrysler was an American automotive industry executive and founder of the Chrysler Corporation.

Type: Inventor, machinist, manager, entrepreneurNationality: American

Walter Colman

Walter Colman was an English Franciscan friar.

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Walter Colton

Rev. Walter Colton was a Chaplain for the United States Navy, the Alcalde of Monterey, and the author of Three Years in California and Deck and Port. He was also co-publisher of California's first newspaper, The Californian.

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Walter Crane

Walter Crane was an English artist and book illustrator.

Type: ArtistNationality: English

Walter Cronkite

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years. During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as the most trusted man in America after being so named in an opinion poll.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Walter de La Mare

Walter John de la Mare, OM, CH was an English poet, short story writer, and novelist. Many of his poems and stories were for children, though he believed that there is no such thing as a good poem for children, only a good poem that children can understand.

Type: PoetNationality: English

Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers (born Walter Milton Myers; August 12, 1937 – July 1, 2014) was an American writer of children's books best known for young adult literature. He wrote more than one hundred books including picture books and nonfiction. He won the Coretta Scott King Award for African-American authors five times. His 1988 novel Fallen Angels is one of the books most frequently challenged in the U.S. because of its adult language and its realistic depiction of the Vietnam War.

Type: writer,children's writer,novelistNationality: United States of America