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CLIFTON P. FADIMAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/27/1945 - HFSID 293784

Handwritten, signed letter, attached to a page with a news photo of him at a microphone Autograph letter signed: "Clifton Fadiman", 1 page, 7¼x8 affixed to an 8½x11 page (3 surfaces) with typed caption and newspaper photo of Fadiman at a microphone with "Colonel Stoopnag…"

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CLIFTON P. FADIMAN
Handwritten, signed letter, attached to a page with a news photo of him at a microphone
Autograph letter signed: "Clifton Fadiman", 1 page, 7¼x8 affixed to an 8½x11 page (3 surfaces) with typed caption and newspaper photo of Fadiman at a microphone with "Colonel Stoopnagle (comedian Wilbur Budd Hulick). CLIFTON P. FADIMAN (1904-1999), a writer, critic and editor, is perhaps best known as the host/moderator of the Top 10 radio show, Information Please (1938-1952). The program, on which listeners called in questions to a panel of "experts", eventually attracted an audience of nine million and inspired the Information Please Almanac, first published in 1947. Fadiman was also the book editor for "The New Yorker" from 1933-1943 and won acclaim for his anthologies of classic literature, including A World Treasury of Children's Literature (1985),and his condensation of the Encyclopedia Britannica into the 700-page Treasury of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Ralph Errington Ward (1926-2009) a fighter pilot and squadron commander in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, went on to become President and CEO of Cheseborough-Ponds, Inc., transforming the cosmetics firm into a major home product conglomerate. Multiple mailing folds. Otherwise, fine condition.

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