George Weller Reported on World War II From Five Continents

Gardner, Jan
September 2009
Nieman Reports;Fall2009, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p58
The article offers information on novelist and reporter George Weller. In 1940, the "Chicago Daily News" sent him overseas to cover World War II. Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite commented on the writing skills of George Weller. Author Anthony Weller has compiled and edited a collection of his father George's war reporting titled "Weller's War: A Legendary Foreign Correspondent's Saga of World War II on Five Continents." According to Anthony Weller, his father had more literary styles than most reporters. George Weller won a Pulitzer Prize for Reporting in 1943.


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