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Claud Cockburn (1904–1981)

Educated at Universities of Oxford, Budapest & Berlin. Became New York & Washington correspondent for The Times newspaper in 1929. Resigned in 1933 to found his own news-sheet The Week, which acheived notoriety. Fought on Republican side in Spanish civil war, and was diplomatic correspondent for the Daily Worker. Has written short stories & ... See full bio »


(age 77)

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 1980 Wer anderen eine Grube gräbt (TV Movie) (novel - as James Helvick)
 1964 Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1964) ... (as Claude Cockburn)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Total Recall (1955) ... (story - as James Helvick)
 1953 Beat the Devil (novel 'Beat the devil' - as James Helvick)

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Alternate Names:

Claude Cockburn | James Helvick

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Real name is Francis Claud Cockburn. Is the father of Alexander Cockburn, writer for "CounterPunch" and "The Nation", and of journalists Andrew Cockburn and Patrick Cockburn. See more »

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