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Pulitzer wanted for reporter who broke
story on Nazi Germany’s surrender

Washington Post, by Manuel Roig-Franzia

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Posted By:Oblio, 11/24/2012 12:38:05 PM

In headier days, Ed Kennedy personified the hard-drinking, hard-charging war correspondent of another era. The first time his future wife saw him, he was sidled up to a hotel bar in Paris with none other than Ernest Hemingway, both of them so “dead drunk” they could hardly stand.Kennedy was a star Associated Press correspondent with a penchant for daring evasion of authority, dashing into World War II battle zones where he wasn’t supposed to go because he had to get the story. He just had to.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 11/24/2012 1:04:51 PM     (No. 9031994)

Would that we could have that kind of reporting today. In the story I loved the fact that he stole Stalins thunder. There wasn´t any cooking of his story before it hit the streets and radio as new is today.
Todays news is molded, modified, refilled with out and out lies and half-truths and later filled with denials and finger pointing and blame laying.
Kennedy´s story, sent a sigh of relief thougout the USA. Families Celibrated, Parent and familys of soldiers on the front lines heave a sigh of relief and gave many prayers of thanks to the Almighty for the end of the war in europe. I know, I was there and 13.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: skedaddle, 11/24/2012 1:11:09 PM     (No. 9032001)

So the AP wanted to help Stalin look good rather than report honestly. I guess some things never change.

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