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MCGURN, Barrett

MCGURN, Barrett. American, b. 1914. Genres: International relations/ Current affairs, Politics/Government, Theology/Religion, Travel/Exploration, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: News reporter, 1935-42, 1945-66; Rome Bureau Chief, 1946-52, 1955-62, Paris Bureau Chief, 1952-55, and Moscow Bureau Chief, 1957, New York Herald Tribune; Pacific War Correspondent and Washington National Bureau Chief, Yank mag., U.S. Army, 1942-45; U.S. Embassy Press Attache, Rome, 1966-68; U.S. Embassy Counselor for Press Affairs, Saigon, 1968-69; Assistant Spokesman, Dept. of State, Washington, DC, 1969-72; World Affairs Commentator for the U.S. Information Agency, 1972-73; Spokesman, U.S. Supreme Ct., 1973-82; Director of Communications, Archdiocese of Washington, DC, 1984-87; President, Carroll Publishing Co., Washington, DC, 1987-91. President, Overseas Press Club of America, 1963-65. Member, Board of Dirs., Our Sunday Visitor Company, Fort Wayne, IN, 1988-97. Publications: Decade in Europe, 1958; A Reporter Looks at the Vatican, 1962; A Reporter Looks at American Catholicism, 1967; America's Court: The Supreme Court and the People, 1997; The Pilgrim's Guide to Rome, 1999; Yank, Voice of the Greatest Generation, 2004. CO-AUTHOR: The Best from Yank, 1945; Yank: The GI Story of the War, 1946; Combat, 1950; Highlights from Yank, 1953; I Can Tell It Now, 1964; How I Got That Story, 1967; Heroes for Our Times, 1968; Newsbreak, 1975; Saints for All Seasons, 1978; The Courage to Grow Old, 1989; Close to Glory, 1992. Address: 5229 Duvall Dr, Bethesda, MD 20816- 1875, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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