Charles W. Bailey II

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Charles W. Bailey
Born Charles Waldo Bailey II
(1929-04-28)April 28, 1929
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died January 3, 2012(2012-01-03) (aged 82)
Englewood, New Jersey, United States
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation Journalist, newspaper editor and novelist

Charles Waldo Bailey II (April 28, 1929 – January 3, 2012) was an American journalist, newspaper editor and novelist.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he graduated from Harvard University, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1950. He then worked for the Minneapolis Tribune, published in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving as its editor from 1972 to 1982.[1] Bailey co-wrote, with Fletcher Knebel, the best-selling political thriller novel Seven Days in May (1962), and several other novels. He died in Englewood, New Jersey.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Coleman, Nick (January 5, 2012). "Chuck Bailey: The Last Decent Newspaperman" Archived March 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Nick Coleman – The State I'm In (blog). Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  2. ^ (registration required) [1]. The New York Times.
  3. ^ Ringham, Eric (January 6, 2012). "Commentary – Former Strib Editor Stood on Principle, and Larger than Life". Minnesota Public Radio. Retrieved February 8, 2012.

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