January 24, 1931|
|Died||November 23, 1984
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh|
|Notable works||Days of Sorrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews|
His other published works include The Johnson Eclipse: A President's Vice Presidency, Back to Back: The Duel Between FDR and the Supreme Court, John Marshall: A Life in Law, Brandeis and Frankfurter: A Dual Biography, Brahmin in Revolt, Roosevelt and Pearl Harbor, and The Guaranteed Society.
A 1952 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Arts and Sciences, Baker served as a reporter for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat from 1955–1956 and for Newsday from 1956-1965.He also married and had two children: David Baker and Sara Baker.
- "Leonard S. Baker, 54, Dies; Won a Pulitzer Prize in 1979". The New York Times. November 26, 1984. Retrieved May 7, 2010.
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