Harrison E. Salisbury

Harrison E. Salisbury book

Easton Press Harrison E. Salisbury books

The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad - Library of Military History - 1989

Franklin Library Harrison E. Salisbury books

Black Night, White Snow: Russia's Revolutions 1905 to 1917 - limited first edition ( not signed ) - 1977
The Long March - signed first edition - 1985
A Time of Change - signed first edition - 1988

Writer Harrison E. Salisbury

Harrison Evans Salisbury was an American journalist, writer, and editor who left an indelible mark on the field of journalism through his courageous reporting and insightful analysis. Born on November 14, 1908, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Salisbury embarked on a distinguished career that spanned several decades and encompassed some of the most significant events of the 20th century. Salisbury's journey into journalism began during his college years at the University of Minnesota, where he worked for the student newspaper. After graduating in 1930, he began his professional career as a reporter for the Minneapolis Journal, honing his skills as a journalist and developing a passion for investigative reporting. In 1949, Salisbury joined The New York Times as a foreign correspondent, a position that would shape the trajectory of his career. Over the years, he covered a wide range of international events, including the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. His reporting from the frontlines provided readers with firsthand accounts of these historic events, earning him widespread acclaim for his courage and dedication to the truth.

One of Salisbury's most significant achievements came in 1955 when he became the first American journalist to visit and report from the Soviet Union during the Cold War era. His groundbreaking series of articles provided readers with unprecedented insights into Soviet society and politics, helping to bridge the gap between East and West during a time of heightened tensions.

In addition to his work as a journalist, Salisbury was also a prolific author and editor, publishing numerous books on a wide range of topics, including Russian history, politics, and culture. His best-known work, The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad, provided a gripping account of one of the most harrowing chapters of World War II and earned him a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 1969.

Throughout his career, Salisbury remained committed to the principles of journalistic integrity and independence, earning him the respect and admiration of colleagues and readers alike. He continued to write and lecture well into his later years, leaving behind a legacy of fearless reporting and incisive analysis that continues to inspire journalists around the world. Harrison E. Salisbury passed away on July 5, 1993, but his contributions to the field of journalism endure as a testament to the power of truth, integrity, and the written word.

A Time of Change

Franklin Library Harrison E. Salisbury signed

A Time of Change Franklin Library

Harrison E. Salisbury signed

China long march

Franklin Library The Long March

Harrison E. Salisbury

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