Straight, Michael (Whitney)

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STRAIGHT, Michael (Whitney)

STRAIGHT, Michael (Whitney). American, b. 1916. Genres: Novels, History, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: Economist, Dept. of State, Washington, DC, 1937-38; Ghost Writer, Washington, DC, 1938-41; Washington Ed., 1941-43, Publr., 1946-48, and Ed., 1948-56, New Republic, Washington, DC; Deputy Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC, 1969-78. National Chairman, American Veterans Committee, 1950-52. Publications: Make This the Last War, 1943; Trial by Television, 1954; Carrington, 1960; A Very Small Remnant, 1963; (with others) Three West, 1970; In Great Decades, 1979; After Long Silence (autobiography), 1983; Nancy Hanks: An Intimate Portrait, 1988; On Green Spring Farm, 2004. Died 2004.