Elliot E. Cohen
|Elliot E. Cohen|
|Born||Elliot E. Cohen
March 14, 1899
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||May 28, 1959
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Employer||American Jewish Committee|
|Known for||Founding editor of Commentary Magazine|
Elliot E. Cohen (1899–1959) was founder-editor of Commentary Magazine, published by the American Jewish Committee (no longer affiliated) from 1945 till his death (suicide) in 1959. During his tenure at Commentary, the magazine had a liberal point of view. His editor position was filled by Norman Podhoretz in 1960, by Neal Kozodoy in 1995, and by John Podhoretz in 2009.
- Commentary website
- New York Sun article on who attends the annual Commentary-hosted gathering
- More bio bits on Cohen and Commentary history
- Nathan Abrams, Commentary Magazine 1945-1959: 'A Journal of Significant Thought and Opinion. Bio on Cohen and Commentary's early history
- Bronson, Francis W., Thomas Caldecott Chubb, and Cyril Hume, eds. (1922) The Yale Record Book of Verse: 1872-1922. New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 77-78.