ART BUCHWALD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 02/01/1977 - HFSID 345927
Sale Price $162.00
ART BUCHWALDThe political satirist published in The Washington Post signed this typed letter in blue ink Typed Letter Signed: "Art B." in blue ink. 7¼x10½. Official letterhead features his name printed at the top and the address of his office in Washington, District of Columbia. Dated February 1, 1977. Sent to Mr. Lohrengel. Message In Full: “How very kind of you to send me the photographs you had taken. I am most appreciative of you taking the trouble. I think they're pretty good don't you”. Art Buchwald (1926-2007), a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, spent most of the 1950s in Paris, writing various columns referring to life in the United States and Europe. After returning to the United States from Europe in 1962, he began a syndicated humor column heavy on political satire. Based at The Washington Post, Buchwaldappeared in over 500 newspapers at his peak. In 1982, Buchwald was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Outstanding Commentary. He wrote over forty books, his last one titled Beating Around the Bush (2005). In early 2006, Buchwald entered hospice, refusing dialysis for his failing kidneys and other extreme treatments to prolong his life. He continued to give television interviews and write occasional columns until he passed away. Mailing creases. Otherwise, fine condition.
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