Baker, Russell

Baker, Russell (Wayne)

(1925–  ) journalist; born in Loudoun County, Va. Starting as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun, he joined the New York Times in 1954. In 1962, based in Washington, D.C., he launched his "Observer" column, with its wide-ranging, generally humorous observations on politics and life. He won a 1979 Pulitzer Prize for commentary and a 1983 Pulitzer Prize for his best-selling first volume of reminiscences, Growing Up.
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25pm) This new series sees the return of chef Dudley Newbery, as he is joined by guests Eleanor Baker, Russell Jones and Gwawr Edwards He also takes to the road to meet young mothers from Salem Chapel in Cardiff.
Hefyd ar y rhaglen heno bydd Eleanor Baker, Russell Jones a Dafydd Dafis.