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Oral history interview with Joby S. Warrick, 2005

Creator: Warrick, Joby
Project: John B. Oakes oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 91 pages Sound recording: 3 MiniDiscs
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Source of name; family history; father's profession; childhood in North Carolina; relationship with mother; move to Pennsylvania; interests in school; admiration for grandfather; racism in North Carolina; role of religion in early childhood; early experiences in journalism; education at Temple University; work at The Philadelphia Enquirer; experiences in Eastern Europe; marriage to wife; job with the Air Force Times; employment with the Raleigh [North Carolina] Observer; professional relationship with Pat Stiff; hog industry exposé; winning the John Oakes Award; reminiscences of John Oakes; winning the Pulitzer Prize


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2005

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