Leland Stowe Biography

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Leland Stowe, one of the most renowned foreign correspondents of the 1930s and the 1940s, worked for the distinguished foreign services of the New York Herald Tribune and the Chicago Daily News. He won the Pulitzer Prize for correspondence in 1930 for his reporting for the Herald Tribune on the Paris Reparations Commission and the formation of the Young Plan and the Bank for International Settlements. His stalwart reputation as a war correspondent for the Daily News from 1939 to 1943 was established with a remarkable series of exclusive reports on the German conquest of Norway in April 1940.

Stowe was born on 10 November 1899 in Southbury, Connecticut, to Frank Philip and Eva Sara Noe Stowe. His father was a forester and lumberman. His first journalistic work came as a campus correspondent for the Springfield Republican (Massachusetts) while he was attending Wesleyan University, from which he graduated with a B.A. in 1921. With...

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