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Drew Pearson (I) (1897–1969)

Influential US newspaper columnist; co-founder in 1932 of the widely syndicated "Washington Merry-Go-Round." See full bio »

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(age 71) in Washington DC, USA

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 1961 Dead to the World
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 1945 Betrayal from the East
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 1957 The Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 7 December 1957 (1957) ... Himself
 1952 The Drew Pearson Show (TV Series)
Himself
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Himself - Commentator (uncredited)
 1949 City Across the River
Himself (uncredited)
 1948 The Friendship Train (Documentary short)
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 2008 The Making of 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' (Video documentary short)
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 1982 It Came from Hollywood (Documentary)
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Personal Quote:

I've always tried to emphasize the personal side of journalism. It makes my points about clean government more effective and it does not put people to sleep the way some of my thumb-sucking colleagues do. See more »

Trivia:

Created some controversy when he appeared in 1957 as a guest on The Mike Wallace Interview (1957) and said that _John F. Kennedy_ "is the only man in history that I know who won a Pulitzer Prize for a book that was ghostwritten for him", referring to "Profiles in Courage". The Kennedy family was angered and threatened to sue, but Mike Wallace and Pearson stood by the statement. Nevertheless, ABC ... See more »

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