Birchall, Frederick Thomas

Birchall, Frederick Thomas

(1868–1955) journalist; born in Warrington, England. He rose in the ranks to acting managing editor of the New York Times (1926–31); later, as director of the Times European news service (1931–41), he perceptively covered Hitler's rise, earning a 1934 Pulitzer Prize.
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