Baer, Arthur

Baer, (Arthur) “Bugs”

(1886–1969) journalist; born in Philadelphia. His syndicated column of breezy commentary, begun in 1919 for William Randolph Hearst's New York American, reached up to 15 million readers and lasted nearly 50 years.
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