Unger, Harlow Giles

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UNGER, Harlow Giles

UNGER, Harlow Giles. American, b. 1931. Genres: Education, History, How-to books, Self help, Biography, Reference. Career: New York Herald Tribune Overseas News Service, Paris, France, editor, 1956-60; free-lance journalist, 1960-; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, radio commentator, NYC, 1964-80; London Times and Sunday Times, NYC, US correspondent, 1966-72. Briarcliff College, NY, associate professor of journalism and chair of department, 1975-77; Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, director of journalism certificate program, 1976-77. Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, vice president, 1965-75; Yale Class of 1953 Bequest and Endowment Program, chair, 1985-. Publications: A Student's Guide to College Admissions: Everything Your Guidance Counselor Has No Time to Tell You, 1986, rev. ed., 1990; "What Did You Learn in School Today?" A Parent's Guide for Evaluating Your Child's School, 1991; But What if I Don't Want to Go to College? A Guide to Successful Careers through Alternative Education, 1992; How to Pick a Perfect Private School, 1993; Teachers and Educators, 1994; Encyclopedia of American Education, 3 vols., 1996, rev. ed., 2001; The Learning Disabilities Trap, 1997; School Choice, 1998; John Hancock, 2000; Noah Webster, 2000; Lafayette, 2002. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 20 E 68th St, New York, NY 10021-5844, U.S.A.