Oursler, (Charles) Fulton(1893–1952) author, editor; born in Baltimore, Md. He wrote plays, novels (especially mysteries under the pseudonym Anthony Abbot), and popular religious books, most notably The Greatest Story Ever Told (1949); he was senior editor of Reader's Digest from 1944 on.
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