Person Detail: Walter Lippmann
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|Full Name: Walter Lippmann|
(1889-1974) Editor, critic. After attending the private schools of New York City, he entered Harvard in 1906, where he devoted most of his time to the study of philosophy and psychology. His first book, "A Preface to Politics" (1913), was published when its author was twenty-three years old. Lippmann became associate editor of "The New Republic," but with the outbreak of World War I, went to Washington as assistant to Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War, and then assisted E.M. House in preparations for the Peace Conference. In 1919 he returned to resume his work at "The New Republic." In 1921 he joined the staff of the "New York World," and began working on his best known book, "A Preface to Morals" (1929).
Lippmann was born in New York City, New York.
Lippmann died in 1974.
"A Preface to Politics"
"A Preface to Morals"
New York County
Lippmann lived in Manhattan, New York, as a child.