Burton J. Hendrick
Burton J. Hendrick (1870–1949) was an American author and journalist known for his work as a magazine editor and writer. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography twice, first in 1923 for 'The Victory at Sea' with William Sowden Sims, and again in 1929 for 'The Training of an American: The Earlier Life and Letters of Walter H. Page'. Hendrick wrote extensively on historical, political, and biographical subjects.
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This book provides an insightful biography of Walter H. Page, a prominent journalist and diplomat in the early 20th century. It is a compilation of his personal and professional correspondence, offering readers an intimate look into his life and thoughts. The book covers his early career in journalism, his role as the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom during World War I, and his passionate advocacy for education reform in the South. It also explores his relationships with influential figures of his time, providing a unique perspective on historical events and issues.
"The Training of an American: The Earlier Life and Letters of Walter H. Page" is a comprehensive biography that delves into the early life and correspondence of Walter H. Page, a prominent journalist, publisher, and diplomat during the early 20th century. The book provides an in-depth look at his upbringing, education, and formative years, as well as his career in journalism and publishing, and his role as ambassador to the United Kingdom during World War I. The narrative is enriched by Page's personal letters, which offer a unique insight into his thoughts, opinions, and experiences.